CDO Roundtable Participants
|Jonathan Laredo||Hubert Le Liepvre|
|Oldrich Masek III||Tony Morris|
|Anne Wrobel||Valerity Petrov|
Jonathan Laredo (JL) After 21 years, 14 in banking, Jonathan with two partners founded Solent Capital, a hedge fund adviser specializing in fixed income. Jonathan had been head of Structured Finance at JPMorgan in Europe and Asia (credit hybrids, CMBS, ABS and CDOs). Hubert Le Liepvre (HL) is deputy head of SG CIB's Structured Credit Group. He joined SG in 1992, became Managing Director of SG CIB's credit derivatives business in 1999 and in 2002 was promoted to Deputy Head of the Structured Credit Group in London.
Oldrich Masek III (OM) is Managing Director JP Morgan, Co-Head Global Structured Credit Origination/Structuring. He has over 15 years' work experience in structured finance and has run several businesses across various structured products areas.
Tony Morris (TM) is a Director in fixed-income structured product research at UBS. He writes on interest-rate and credit-derivative markets, as well as doing bespoke research for internal and external clients, including product development.
Anne Wrobel (AW) is Director, European Structured Finance, Financial Security Assurance. She participates in the analysis and underwriting of a wide range of guaranteed transactions focusing on collateralized debt obligations, including synthetic transactions for French, German and Belgian institutions. She returned to FSA's London office in 1999, after two years in the company's Paris office.
Valeriy Petrov (VP) is Vice President, Portfolio Manager – Asset-Backed Securities, at DWS. Since 2003 he has overseen DWS's European ABS investments of over e8 billion in a team of 11. Valeriy joined DWS/Deutsche Asset Management in 1999 as a high-yield analyst and has had various responsibilities in the structured finance team.
Dominic Powell (DP) is Director of Investment Solutions at Henderson Global Investors. He joined Henderson in 1989 and has extensive experience in managing both UK and international credit (investment and non-investment grade) as well as ABS. Dominic initiated the CDO team at Henderson in 2000 and has managed it since then. He has recently been inducted into Credit magazine's Credit Hall of Fame.
This discussion was chaired by Neil Unmack, editor of Structured Finance International, and Jeremy Carter, editor of Derivatives Week.