Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Our purpose is creating opportunities to rise. We support sustainable and inclusive growth by connecting the ideas, innovations and aspirations of our customers and clients to the capital that can bring them to life. For over 325 years we have funded progress, and today we remain committed to helping make our world more sustainable, more inclusive and more connected.
Learn more at https://www.cib.barclays/
Biospring Partners was founded in 2020 by Michelle Dipp, MD PhD and Jennifer Lum to invest in growth-stage life sciences technology companies. Biospring leverages its deep experience in the life sciences and technology industries to support B2B services, tools, and enterprise software companies that are driving innovation across the life sciences industry and beyond.
Canyon Partners seeks to cultivate long-term partnerships through alignment, collaboration and investment rigor. With a global, value-oriented, bottom-up approach, Canyon specializes in corporate investments across the capital structure, including performing and non-performing securities, as well as structured credit products and commercial real estate. Since its founding in 1990, Canyon has developed differentiated capabilities for its investors, pursuing the highest standards in asset management using a collaborative and team-based approach.
King Street manages more than $20 billion across an institutional platform spanning multiple segments of the public and private markets. With expertise in credit, restructuring, rescue financing, bankruptcy, asset-based lending, structured credit, real estate and growth lending, we continuously adapt to evolving markets. Since inception, King Street’s investment philosophy has been: focus on downside and the upside will take care of itself.
Momentum Real Estate Partners, LLC is a minority owned, private equity real estate firm focused on the multifamily sector in growing markets throughout the United States including Texas, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.
Since 2009, Momentum has been delivering attractive, risk adjusted returns to our investors by combing our unique, hands-on asset management approach with the latest, real time technology. We actively employ specific operational and targeted capex strategies tailored to each property in order to maximize NOI and directly drive value to the bottom line for our investors.
Momentum Real Estate Partners is currently raising Fund IV.
Orchard Global is an alternative asset manager providing innovative financing solutions to help institutions and companies solve complex and challenging capital and liquidity needs. We offer answers through special opportunity lending, structured credit, and opportunistic public and private fixed-income investment strategies. We are an industry leader in providing insight and capital to global banks and financial institutions, employing approximately 109 professionals across five offices (Houston, London, New York, Singapore, and Toronto). Orchard Global is an organization with a reputation for outstanding leadership and technical expertise.
Orchard Global is led by an experienced senior management team whose members have worked for or held leadership positions with asset management firms, investment banks, and financial regulatory authorities. Orchard Global’s investor base includes sovereign wealth funds, state and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, RIA’s, and family offices. Orchard and its predecessor companies have been in existence since 2005, when the firm launched its flagship ChapelGate Credit Opportunity Fund. We manage more than $7.6 billion in total AUM as of February 28, 2022.
Siris is a leading private equity firm that invests primarily in mature technology and telecommunications companies with mission-critical products and services, facing industry changes or other significant transitions. Siris’ development of proprietary research to identify opportunities and its extensive collaboration with its Executive Partners and Advisors are integral to its approach. Siris’ Executive Partners and Advisors are experienced senior operating executives that actively participate in key aspects of the transaction lifecycle to help identify opportunities and drive strategic and operational value. Siris has offices in New York, Silicon Valley and West Palm Beach, and has raised nearly $6 billion in cumulative capital commitments
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. A frequent recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, its leadership in groundbreaking transactions and its depth in public policy, Akin Gump provides a comprehensive suite of services for global companies and local individuals. Our team of litigators, dealmakers, and policy lawyers and advisors collaborate with a single goal: the success of our clients.
Learn more at https://www.akingump.com/en/
Deer Park, founded in 2003, focuses on investments in Structured Credit (RMBS/CMBS/ABS); focusing on distressed investments. Our CEO and Founder, Michael Craig-Scheckman has over 29 years of investment experience in Structured Credit including 17 years at Millennium Partners. Our CIO, Scott Burg, has over 21 years of experience – 10 of those leading the firm as CIO. Assets across our hedge fund and private equity products are $4.8bn and our investors include notable institutional entities (Sovereign Wealth, State Pension and E&Fs). Our flagship hedge fund (STS Partners Fund) has $3.9bn in strategy assets and has an annualized net return of 18.7% over the last 14 years.
Founded in 1997, Marshall Wace (MW) is a leading global alternative investment manager specializing in long/short equity. We are one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers with over 450 people in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shanghai.
The firm brings together distinct but complementary approaches to asset management: fundamental investing grounded in stock specific research; MW TOPS, a pioneering and proprietary investment process that seeks to identify and extract alpha from the ideas of sell-side brokers, specialists, economists, and strategists; and quantitative strategies including MW Systematic Alpha.
MW has built a robust and scalable global infrastructure. A sustained commitment to innovation and technological evolution is a hallmark of the firm and has been integral to our success.
Integrity and the prioritization of the interests of investors are central tenets of our business philosophy, as evidenced by the return of capital to investors in February 2001 and no fund-level gates having been imposed or NAVs suspended by any of the funds we manage. The firm places great importance on corporate governance and the strength of its compliance framework. MW is a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, and was instrumental in the creation of the Standards Board for Alternative Investment (SBAI) and is a founder signatory of its Best Practice Standards.
At Nasdaq Asset Owner Solutions, we are committed to enabling the free flow of information and better investment decision making through the power of capital markets, data and technology. We believe strongly that using the markets as a voting mechanism and allocating capital to purpose is the most powerful way to influence positive change in our world. Our clients, asset owners across the world, are the cornerstone for positive change. Their ability to allocate capital and achieve better outcomes for their organizations creates growth, industry, and meaningful improvement for global communities. Ultimately, our purpose is their purpose.
Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C. and its affiliates (“Anchorage”) is a global alternatives investment advisor focused primarily on corporate credit and founded in 2003. Anchorage invests across the credit spectrum and throughout a company’s capital structure, including performing bank loans and bonds, credit derivatives, and distressed debt, as well as restructurings and special situation investments. Anchorage’s philosophy is to pursue what it believes are the best risk-adjusted opportunities on both a long and short basis, seeking to take advantage of perceived valuation inefficiencies by applying fundamental credit and default analysis to a variety of markets. Anchorage has a unified and integrated investment approach across research, trading, restructuring, portfolio group, and infrastructure functions. As of March 31, 2022, Anchorage’s total AUM is approximately $28.5 billion.
Founded in 2006, Brigade is an alternative asset manager focused on credit. Brigade implements a bottom-up, fundamental credit process focused across the capital structures of U.S. and international leveraged companies. Brigade believes that credit is a cyclical asset class, with spreads widening/tightening based on market fundamentals. As markets move through the credit cycle, Brigade rotates its portfolios to take advantage of the changing opportunity set. Founded by Donald E. Morgan III, CIO and Managing Partner, Brigade currently manages a diverse capital base for institutional investors.
e360 Power, LLC, is an Austin, Texas, based Investment Manager that manages trading risk capital in the US power and power-related energy markets. The electrification of economies and the desire for decarbonization is producing increasingly more volatility in the dispatch of power, resulting in inefficiencies and dislocations in energy markets. The way we not only produce, but also consume, electricity is evolving quickly and e360 Power is well positioned to navigate through these dynamic opportunities.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 18 offices, spanning Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in private equity, energy, technology and financial services. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.
Oxford Funds is a structured credit investment manager focused on CLO equity strategies. We were founded in 2002 and have approximately $2bn in assets under management. We are based in Greenwich, CT.
Oxford Funds is one of the longest running and most active participants in the CLO equity market. We are also one of the largest traders in the asset class, trading approximately $2bn in CLO equity notional on average per year.
Since 2009 we have deployed over $6bn in U.S. CLO equity, CLO debt, and CLO warehouses.
Pearl Energy Investments is a Dallas, Texas-based investment firm with approximately $1.7 billion of committed capital under management. Founded by Billy Quinn, former Co-Managing Partner of Natural Gas Partners, Pearl focuses on partnering with best-in-class management teams to invest in the lower-to-middle market North American energy and sustainability sectors.
SS&C Eze, a business unit of SS&C Technologies, is helping 1,900 global asset managers transform their investment process to optimize operational and investment alpha and grow their business. SS&C Eze delivers cutting-edge cloud, mobile, and on-premise solutions to maximize efficiencies across trade order management, execution, compliance, commission management, portfolio accounting, and investor accounting. From start-up and emerging funds to the most recognized and established institutions, SS&C Eze has provided buy-side firms with innovative and award-winning technology solutions backed by unparalleled client service for 25 years. For more information visit www.ezesoft.com.