Joel Biran

IAC Philadelphia Council Member

Mr. Biran is a Managing Principal at DW Partners (“DW”), a credit-focused multi-strategy asset manager overseeing in excess of $4 billion, where he co-leads the firm’s Middle-Market Special Situation Group. Since its formation in April 2014, his team has committed over $300 million in risk capital.

Prior to joining DW, Mr. Biran was Managing Director at Versa Capital Management, where he originated, underwrote and placed numerous distressed debt purchases, buyouts, and financing transactions.Before joining Versa in 2008, Mr. Biran was Vice President at American Capital Strategies, where he led middle-market operational turnarounds and deal origination efforts.

Mr. Biran is a graduate of the University of Tel Aviv and Harvard Business School, and he served as a Captain in the Israeli Defense Forces.