Whit Williams joined PennantPark in February 2007 and is a Partner. He is responsible for and oversees originating, underwriting, structuring, negotiating, executing, managing, and monitoring investments for the Firm, and serves as a Portfolio Manager. He also oversees various strategic initiatives for the Firm.
Before joining PennantPark, Whit was a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Group at UBS Securities LLC. He worked at UBS and predecessor firms, including Dillon Read & Co. Inc. from 1996 to 2007. During his tenure at UBS, he spent four years as a senior member of the Telecom, Media, and Technology Group.
Whit holds a BA, an MBA, and a JD from the University of Virginia as well as a CEP with honors from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (“Sciences-Po”).