3i Debt Management appoints Michael Curtis as Portfolio Manager

07 Jan 2014

3i Debt Management (“3iDM”) today announces the appointment of Michael Curtis as a Portfolio Manager. Michael’s appointment builds on 3iDM’s commitment to providing active portfolio management through a team of experienced market professionals.

Michael previously worked at Alpstar Capital as a Portfolio Manager responsible for managing two CLOs, credit funds and separately managed accounts on behalf of investors and has a wealth of experience managing and trading assets across the capital structure including senior secured loans, high yield bonds, CDS, mezzanine, distressed debt, public and private equity. Prior to joining Alpstar in 2004, Michael worked in the leveraged finance team at CIBC World Markets.

Jeremy Ghose, Managing Partner and 3iDM CEO commented: “We are delighted that Michael is joining us as a Portfolio Manager in our European business.  With over 14 years of experience in the CLO and structured finance markets, Michael brings a wealth of experience to support the continued growth in our debt fund management franchise.”

Michael Curtis commented: “3i Debt Management has an excellent reputation built on its long-standing and trusted relationships, experience and track record. I’m delighted to be joining a first class team capable of delivering consistent outperformance through its disciplined approach to asset selection, active portfolio management and trading.”

3i Debt Management is a leading debt management business with circa US$10 billion in assets under management. The majority of funds invest in corporate debt in private companies in Europe and the USA.

 

For further information, contact:

3i
Kathryn van der Kroft
Tel: +44 20 7975 3021
Email: kathryn.vanderkroft@3i.com

 

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About 3i

3i is a leading international investor focused on mid-market private equity, infrastructure and debt management across Europe, Asia and the Americas. For further information, please visit www.3i.com