Portfolio Performance Group

Justin Bentley

Partner, Head of Capital Markets


Justin is a Partner and Head of Capital Markets at Shore Capital, a lower middle-market private equity firm focused on partnering with companies that have between $1-10 million of EBITDA. Justin is responsible for leading the firm’s capital markets efforts, including the financing activities of all new investments and portfolio companies, as well as developing and managing banking and intermediary relationships.


Justin joined Shore with 16 years of leveraged finance experience. He most recently served as an investor at Vista Credit Partners, the credit investing platform of Vista Equity Partners, where his responsibilities included capital raising and the sourcing, evaluation, and execution of investments in software and technology companies. Prior to Vista, Justin was at Madison Capital Funding and was responsible for all aspects of direct lending investments as well as building the firm’s asset management and CLO platforms. Justin started his career as a Derivatives Analyst on the Chicago Board of Trade floor.


B.S. in Finance: University of Illinois