Our domain expertise and adaptable execution has been accrued over WL Ross and Co.'s expansive 18-year history.

History of WL Ross and Co.

WL Ross & Co. was founded in 1997 by professionals then at Rothschild, Inc., who were among the leaders in advising various constituencies in bankruptcies and workouts around the world, assisting in restructuring more than $200 billion of liabilities.

In May of 2014, Greg Stoeckle and Stephen Toy were named co-heads of the group, with responsibility of the day-to-day operations of the firm. Stephen chairs the Investment Committee and Greg chairs the Management Committee and Operating Committee of WL Ross & Co. LLC.


Approach Deep value-oriented private equity firm driven to provide "high-touch" capital and operational solutions in transitional situations where we can influence the outcome.
- Founded:1 2000
- Total capital drawn:2 $11.9 billion
- Investments:2 178 companies
- Industries:2 14
- 57 employees
- 22 Investment Professionals
- 18 years average investment experience
- $308 million General Partner commitments2

1 First fund founded in 1997 while at Rothschild
2 Source: WL Ross as of Dec. 31, 2015. Includes all funds and separate account/co-investments firmwide.

WL Ross & Co. LLC is an investment adviser and is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Invesco Ltd.