Bridge Lane Capital is an investment manager focused on private capital solutions to lower middle market companies in North America.


Bridge Lane Capital provides creative private capital solutions to lower middle market companies. We seek niche credit investments where our capital will effect transformational change and meaningful value creation. The principals of Bridge Lane have significant experience investing across the capital structure; however, the disciplined investment strategy is principally credit-focused. We partner with strong and experienced management teams that know their companies are poised for near-term growth but lack adequate capital to execute on their business plan. Our team possesses deep experience and expertise to accommodate even the most complex transactions in a very efficient manner.


Bridge Lane Capital targets portfolio companies that have high potential for value enhancement, which may result from market inefficiencies, operational restructurings, recapitalizations or complex situations. We invest primarily in privately sourced and negotiated credit instruments in companies that possess the following characteristics:

Bridge Lane targets North American companies in need of customized financing solutions that allow management the capital to pursue their business plan and build enterprise value. Our investments generally:

We are industry agnostic, however, we have significant expertise in the following areas:


Bridge Lane was founded by Brian Broesder and Westin Lovy in 2011, having worked together since 2004. Both Mr. Broesder and Mr. Lovy previously served as Principals of Whitecap Advisors LLC, a private debt hedge fund manager focused on direct lending and asset-backed investments. Under their leadership Whitecap Advisors invested more than $2 billion in over 200 transactions on behalf of a diverse investor base consisting of institutional investors, funds of hedge funds, family offices, and high net worth individuals. The Principals have extensive experience sourcing, underwriting, managing, and harvesting senior credit opportunities in the small and lower middle market space.

Brian Broesder

Mr. Broesder previously served as Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Management for Whitecap Advisors. He was also a member of the four person Investment and Valuation Committees.

Having joined Whitecap at its inception he was involved in all aspects of asset management and private debt investments, including asset origination, underwriting, structuring, investment monitoring, workouts and portfolio management. In addition, Brian was responsible for business development and investor relations.

Prior to Whitecap, Mr. Broesder worked as an investment banker focused on M&A and capital raising for emerging growth companies at Investec, Inc., a global securities firm headquartered in South Africa, Fleet Bank/Robertson Stephens, Inc., and UBS/PaineWebber.

He graduated cum laude from Babson College with a major in Finance.


Bridge Lane Capital manages its investments on behalf of institutional investors, family offices, and high net worth individuals seeking proprietary private debt investments. These self-originated investments are characterized by verifiable asset protection, a high degree of contractual cash flow, and the potential for upside through equity participation. Bridge Lane’s platform focuses on tailored investment products and capital preservation through bespoke fund and co-investment opportunities, with full transparency and frequent communication for its investors.

Bridge Lane Capital continually seeks thoughtful investors interested in its investment strategy. Should you wish to learn more about Bridge Lane and its investments, please call (203) 939-1125 or email


Bridge Lane seeks highly motivated, entrepreneurial, intellectually curious and experienced candidates to join a growing firm.

Investment Team

Bridge Lane offers full-time employment opportunities for investment professionals with 2-6 years of related credit or transaction experience. Positions within asset origination, investment analysis, and surveillance may become available throughout the year and hiring is generally based on need. Interested individuals should feel free to send resumes to No phone calls please.



Bridge Lane has worked with intermediaries large and small, and recognizes the importance and function they serve in the lower middle market. Should you have opportunities you believe would fit our investment criteria, we welcome discussing it with you and learning more. Based on our experience, we believe fast and thoughtful feedback is the best way to build and enhance a mutually beneficial relationship. We encourage you to contact us about new investment opportunities and value your thinking of us.