The Peachtree team founded the private equity business of Wachovia bank in 1997. While there, they were responsible for the bank’s mezzanine investing, direct private equity investing plus commitments to third party, independent funds. In 2002 the team formed Peachtree Equity as an independent private equity fund to provide growth equity to profitable, Southeast businesses managed by owner-operators. In 2009, the team established Peachtree II to capitalize on attractive opportunities in the mezzanine debt market.