People and Firms

Fifth Street Hires CLO Pro David Heilbrunn

He brings over 27 years of structured finance and business development experience to the role. At Fifth Street, he will focus on growing the firm's structured credit platform.

BAML Names 2 CLO Vets to Global Structured Fin Roles

Megan Messina and David Trepanier were each named co-head of global structured products and credit financing this week. Messina formerly ran the CLO origination operations at BAML, while Trepanier led CLO trading.

Bill Gross Departs PIMCO for Janus Capital

William Gross, perhaps the world’s best-known bond investor, is leaving PIMCO to join Janus Capital Group. Gross founded PIMCO in 1971 but come under fire lately.

LSTA: No “Practical Benefits” From Barr Bill Passage

The Loan Syndications and Trading Association stated it welcomed Thursday’s passage of a U.S. House bill that would effectively exempt older CLOs from Volcker Rule treatment, but the trade group was “doubtful” there will be any industry gains from the measure

Golub Expands into Late-Stage Lending

Golub Capital hired two investment professionals and opened an office in San Francisco as part of its expansion into late-stage lending.

Golub Adds Two Managing Directors

Hyun Chang and Michael Meagher joined Golub Capital as managing directors and will focus on middle market transactions. They will be based in Golub’s New York office.

Aequitas Adds Goldman Vet as Managing Director

Thomas Goila has joined Portland, Ore.-based firm Aequitas Capital as senior managing director of private credit and private equity.

Fifth Street Adds Co-President

Fifth Street Management hired Todd Owens as co-president and member of the firm’s managing committee. He was most recently a managing director and partner at Goldman Sachs.

Former Congressional Leader Joins Moelis & Co.

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has been hired by New York investment bank Moelis & Co. Cantor's jump comes after a 12-year career serving in Congress.

Advent Hires Goldman Vet for Euro Finance

Advent International has hired a former Goldman Sachs investment banker to take charge of leveraged finance in Europe, Leveraged Finance News has confirmed.


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Carl 'Pepper' Whitbeck

Head of US Fixed Income

Firm: AXA Investment Managers

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