Event Detail

Cyberchat - Leveraged Loans and Distressed Debt Markets (MEMBERS ONLY) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, June 10, 2010 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:00 pm
CFA Chicago Website,   (Driving Directions)

Time and Date:
Thursday, June 10, 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm

CFA Community on the CFA Chicago Website (NOTE: This is an ONLINE event).

Following up on the popular Industry Roundtables event in February of 2010, the CFA Chicago Career Management Advisory Group will host a series of members-only Cyber Chats with industry experts discussing their sector and the finance industry overall. These Cyber Chats will take place in the CFA Community, so you must create a profile in the Community in order to participate (see below for details on how to access the Community and the Chat).

Mr. Brown will respond to questions about the current credit market conditions in the leveraged loan and distressed debt markets.

Please note that this event is not designed to assist job-seekers find employment with Pangaea Asset Management, and, thus, we ask that you respect Mr. Brown's time, and do not send unsolicited resumes or use this chat to inquire about job opportunities.

To access the chat, please click here. Once you are logged in, simply click on "Chat Room - Join the Chat" on the left side of the screen. If you have NOT yet created a profile, you will first be directed to the Online Community Profile page after logging in. All chat room participants will be listed by screen name and picture (if a picture is loaded onto your profile).

Members - FREE

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Chris Brown, CFA
Managing Director - Pangaea Asset Management LLC

Presenter Background Information:
Mr. Brown is responsible for sourcing and managing Pangaea's distressed debt investments. Previously, Mr. Brown was a founding partner of Newberry Capital Management, a distressed debt/special situations fund. He led Newberry's research and due diligence efforts, and closely oversaw monitoring of portfolio investments. Prior to Newberry Capital, Mr. Brown was a portfolio manager in the Special Credit Opportunities Group within Ritchie Capital Management. Mr. Brown joined Ritchie Capital in September 2004 where he was primarily responsible for the research efforts of the group. In this role, he was actively involved in a number of bankruptcies and workouts.

From 1999 until July 2004, Mr. Brown was a Vice President in the Special Investments Group of PPM America. The group managed four funds totaling over $1 billion that purchased and actively managed investments in the debt and equity of distressed and other leveraged companies. Prior to joining PPM, Mr. Brown worked for four years at the Bank of America, first as a Loan Officer in the middle market lending group and later as an Associate Director on the Bank's loan trading desk. Prior to that, he was a financial analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Mr. Brown received his M.B.A from the University of Chicago in 1995 and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1991. In addition, he is a CFA Charterholder and a member of CFA Society of Chicago.

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