ARMONK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cutwater Asset Management, a fixed income specialist serving the institutional marketplace, today announced that Alex Jackson has joined the company as Managing Director and Head of the Bank Loan Group. He has 22 years of experience in leveraged finance, of which the past 12 years have been as a bank loan portfolio manager, most recently as Deputy Chief Investment Officer and CLO portfolio manager at CIFC Corp. Prior to joining CIFC in 2005, Mr. Jackson served as a portfolio manager at J.H. Whitney & Company. He also spent the first portion of his career originating and structuring non-investment grade corporate loans at financial institutions including ING and National Westminster Bank. Mr. Jackson received his formal credit training at Comerica Bank and holds a B.A. in European History from Vanderbilt University, an M.I.A. from Columbia University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Cliff Corso, Cutwater CEO and CIO, commented, “We are excited to announce the addition of Alex to the Cutwater team. Alex brings to Cutwater his deep experience in credit and bank loan management, and will work to expand our capabilities in leveraged loans and high yield as well as build out a related products suite, including CLO management and other varieties of bank loan portfolios. Cutwater has managed CDOs since 1998 and has been an active investor in structured products for nearly 20 years. The strategic move of bringing Alex on board builds on our established expertise in structured finance and CDO management, and demonstrates our steadfast commitment to our mission of providing the institutional marketplace with innovative solutions, strong and consistent risk-adjusted returns, and a full suite of products to meet their fixed income needs.”
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