Comvest’s organization is led by a team of experienced professionals that draw from backgrounds in finance, consulting, executive leadership, business development, marketing, and operations.

Direct Lending

Alex Knowland

Principal

Alex is a Principal and is responsible for originating investments primarily in the specialty finance industry for Comvest’s direct lending strategy.

Prior to joining Comvest, Alex was a Vice President at Encina Capital Partners, where he oversaw sourcing, structuring and executing specialty finance transactions for the lender finance strategy. Before that, he was an Associate Director of LendingPoint, a consumer specialty finance platform, where he ran the capital markets division and led numerous securitizations. Prior to that, Alex was a Senior Associate at Credigy Solutions, an asset manager investing in consumer specialty finance platforms. Alex began his career in the Structured Products group at J.P. Morgan.

Alex received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Louisville.