Carl Stanton is former Head of Private Equity at Invesco and was hired in 2018 to expand the firm’s existing private equity focus to include opportunistic buyouts and special situations. Prior to Invesco, Mr. Stanton was Managing Partner of Wellspring Capital. Mr. Stanton joined Wellspring in 1998 and became a partner in 2001. Mr. Stanton has co-sponsored a number of acquisitions for Wellspring Capital, including Paragon Trade Brands, Tube City IMS Corporation, Residential Services Group, Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Prolamina Corporation and Resco Products. Mr. Stanton has also led much of the firm’s distressed investing efforts, including its credit investment vehicle, Spring Capital. Mr. Stanton serves on a number of company boards of directors, as well as the Commerce & Business Administration Board of Visitors at University of Alabama, and other non-profit organizations in New York City.