Peter Gaunt is a Principal in Carlyle Global Credit. He joined Carlyle in 2019 to lead Carlyle Global Credit’s 1940 Act Fund operations.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Gaunt was a Corporate Controller at Hercules Capital, an internally managed Business Development Company focused on venture debt investing where he led the Company’s efforts in accounting, FP&A, Treasury and Capital Markets. Prior to Hercules Capital, he was a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s Wealth and Asset Management Practice serving a Business Development Companies, Mortgage REITs, Mutual Funds and Private Equity Funds. Mr. Gaunt also spent time with Credit Suisse in its Asset Management division.
Mr. Gaunt has extensive experience in the asset management industry covering accounting, financial reporting, valuation, FP&A, regulatory reporting, treasury and capital markets activity.
Mr. Gaunt received his Bsc, Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol, and is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Accountant (Scotland).