Gerald H. Houghton Deane M. Driscoll Andrew D. Shiftan
Deane M. Driscoll

Partner and Senior Managing Director

Since joining the Fund in 2004, Mr. Driscoll has led the marketing and business origination effort and acts as the Fund's primary contact with the banking community. In addition, Mr. Driscoll supports the underwriting and portfolio management aspects of the Fund.

Prior to joining the Fund, Mr. Driscoll was a Senior Vice-President with Hilco Capital LP, a private investment fund, where he was responsible for marketing and originating subordinated debt investments. In his career, Mr. Driscoll has focused on originating and structuring sub-debt and mezzanine transactions as well as senior secured, recapitalizations, turnarounds, debtor-in-possession and Tranche B financings in a broad range of industries for both public and private companies. Mr. Driscoll has held various positions including account management, underwriting, syndications and marketing with GE Capital, BankBoston Business Credit, The CIT Group/Business Credit, and Fleet Bank.

Mr. Driscoll earned a BA degree in economics from Villanova University.

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Andrew D. Shiftan

Managing Director

Mr. Shiftan is a Managing Director of BHC Middle Market Funding, L.P. and Brooks, Houghton & Company. Mr. Shiftan is charged with the evaluation, structure and execution of investments undertaken by BHC Middle Market Funding, L.P., while also involved in the oversight of portfolio companies in which this Fund has made investments.

Previously, Mr. Shiftan served as a Managing Director within the Corporate Finance Department of Morgan Joseph & Co., where he led transactions for companies within the healthcare, industrial, and consumer products sector. Prior to Morgan Joseph, Mr. Shiftan performed in various roles at CapitalKey Advisors LLC, KPMG Corporate Finance LLC, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Mr. Shiftan received an MBA from Fordham University and earned a BA degree from the University of Virginia.

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Gerald H. Houghton

The Partners, Directors and Principals of Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc. wish to sadly convey the passing of Gerald H. Houghton, Founder and Friend, on Thursday, March 24, 2016, following a brief illness.

Throughout his life and career, Gerald influenced everyone with whom he came in contact, and he will be missed dearly. His grace and manners were always evident in his day-to-day activities. Gerald's passion was Brooks, Houghton & Company, and the firm benefited greatly from his strong guidance and leadership over the past 28 years.

Gerald operated Brooks, Houghton & Company on the core values of trust, honesty, integrity and long-lasting relationships. Moving forward, the firm will continue to build on his legacy and maintain his ethos as an important part of our culture.

We thank all of the many clients, partners and friends of Brooks, Houghton & Company established over the years. In Gerald's memory, we look forward to working with everyone well into the future.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Gerald and his family at this time.

Φ BHC Middle Market Funding, L.P. – Φ Brooks, Houghton & Company, Inc.
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