Prospect Capital Overview

  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 1988
  • Company - Private
  • Lending
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsAres Capital, Fifth Street Asset Management
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Prospect Capital has invested as an Impact Investor focused on ESG since 1988 in private equity and debt, and venture capital. With a top quartile track records in each strategy, Prospect currently owns, or is a primary investor in 138 private companies. John Barry, Chairman ...
Mission: Prospect's mission is to deliver consistent returns and preserve capital, independent of market timing, by working in a culture of transparency, collaboration, and investor alignment.

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Prospect is a dynamic and ever-changing environment. There is a high level of visibility in all roles and levels to senior management which creates a meritocracy where you have ample opportunity to


This is not a company for everyone. Highly detail oriented, proactive, and fast-paced. You come to Prospect to work hard!

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Continue investing in the culture here. It's appreciated by many employees and we love the 'perks' of working here.
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    The interview process is long and strange. There was no structure to it and I had the impression that it was improvised as it went on. I spoke to sixteen individuals over the course of three months. I finally said that it was enough and I needed a decision. I was then scheduled to speak with the CIO, Grier Eliasek. It took three weeks to schedule and he spoke to me for nearly three hours. It was an unpleasant conversation that lasted nearly three hours. He was insulting and clearly did not care about my time (nor his own?) and did not present Prospect as an environment in a positive light.

    I had the impression that most of the people disliked the organization but were holding back their opinions. There was a lot of coded language but I read between the lines and am glad I did not take the offer. I ended up speaking to one of my interviewers after I declined and was told that I made the right decision. His view of the company is it's being run into the ground. I also heard they have a 12-month non-compete. No thanks.

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