We are a specialty finance company that provides lending and leasing solutions to middle-market
companies in the U.S. and Canada. We focus on disciplined underwriting and active portfolio monitoring
to directly originate differentiated private credit assets with attractive risk-adjusted returns.
Founded in 2014, Encina Capital Partners is headquartered in Los Angeles and has over 50 employees across 10 locations.
Meet the Team
Our leadership team is highly experienced in commercial finance and has a strong background in private equity,
principal finance, risk management, restructuring and capital markets.
Founder & CEO
Andrew Salter, serves as a Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Encina Capital Partners, LLC. Previously he served as a Senior Vice President of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., joining them in 2005, he served as a Member of the Principal Opportunities and European Principal Opportunities team.
Andrew holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.
Chief Investment Officer
Jason previously worked at The Baupost Group (a value-oriented hedge fund with approximately $30B in AUM) and at two private equity firms.
Jason received a B.A. in English with distinction from Yale College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.
Chief Operating Officer
Rob is a business leader and senior corporate finance executive with 30 years’ experience at both regulated and non-regulated financial institutions which have included ABN Amro Bank, GE Capital, and Encina Capital Partners. He possesses both banking and general management experience, and has a demonstrated track record of starting, growing and managing corporate finance businesses; launching new products; and driving revenue and cost synergies.
Rob holds a B.A. from Fairfield University and an MBA from Northwestern University.