21 Years of industry experience
Zhengyuan Lu, is a Managing Director on Neuberger Berman’s Specialty Finance team. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman, Lu was a Managing Director and head of the Warehouse Financing Group with SVB Financial Group (“SVB”), where he was responsible for debt investments in the FinTech sector. Prior to SVB, Lu was in a similar capacity with Victory Park Capital. Prior to that, Lu was a senior vice president and head of Capital Markets and Treasury at OnDeck (“ONDK”), where he spearheaded all capital markets and fundraising activities. This also included the management of OnDeck Marketplace, the crowd funding platform of OnDeck and Treasury and Cash Management. As a member of OnDeck’s Executive and Management Committee, Lu was involved in all aspects of its strategic and operational initiatives. Prior to OnDeck, he was a managing director and head of the Asset Financing Group at Gleacher & Company, where he was responsible for the origination and financing of esoteric assets. Before joining Gleacher, Lu was a managing director and head of Structured Products Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (now Stifel Financial), where he ran all banking and trading activities for structured products. He was a senior vice president/executive director with Fortis Bank and WestLB AG. Lu was also a portfolio manager at PPM America (asset management arm of Prudential U.K.). Lu holds a B.A in Economics and Computer Science from Middlebury College.