Marcia Page Awarded 2024 Trailblazer Award by With Intelligence at Women’s Private Credit Summit

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June 18, 2024

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, and MPowered Capital, an investment firm established to invest in best-in-class female and other underrepresented talent in the alternative investment space, are delighted to announce that Marcia Page is the recipient of With Intelligence’s 2024 Trailblazer Award.

This award, in recognition of Marcia’s notable career and accomplishments as a pioneer in the alternatives industry, was presented at the With Intelligence Women’s Private Credit Summit in Chicago on June 12th.

Marcia co-founded Värde Partners in 1993, overseeing the firm’s growth from a Midwest start-up to a leading global alternative investment firm. She served as Co-CEO and Co-CIO from the firm’s founding until she transitioned to an Executive Chair role in 2016. Marcia is one of only a few female founders of a successful alternative asset manager that now has a 30-year track record.

Among her many accomplishments throughout her monumental career, Marcia has been an advocate of driving diversity, equity and inclusion in the finance industry and has committed significant time and capital to help champion these efforts. Most recently, Marcia launched MPowered Capital, which aims to accelerate the growth and equity of female and other underrepresented talent in the industry by providing them access to the necessary capital, commitment and connections to help grow their firms.

MPowered operates as an independently-managed investment firm and has been developed in collaboration and partnership with Värde Partners to leverage certain business and operational capabilities.

About Värde Partners

Värde Partners is a leading global alternative investment firm specializing in credit and credit-related assets. Founded in 1993, the firm has invested more than $100 billion across the credit quality and liquidity spectrum in both public and private markets. Värde currently manages approximately $13 billion in assets with teams in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific focused on Corporate & Traded Credit, Real Estate and Financial Services & Diversified Private Credit. For more information, please visit

About MPowered Capital

MPowered Capital, a women-led, independently-managed investment firm, invests in best-in-class diverse talent (including women, racial/ethnic minorities, and other underrepresented groups) in private alternatives. The firm brings a powerful blend of investment experience, business-building expertise, and a robust industry network to help diverse investing talent reduce start-up friction, accelerate growth, and build for scale. MPowered believes it is uniquely positioned to provide its investors with diversified investment opportunities through GP structured partnerships, direct/co-investments and fund investments while seeking to generate superior risk-adjusted returns. By providing diverse investment talent with access to capital, commitment and connections, MPowered also seeks to accelerate equity in the industry. For more information, visit