PARK RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seix Investment Advisors LLC, a subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, is pleased to announce the hiring of John Wu as Managing Director of Structured Capital Markets for the firm's Leveraged Finance platform. In this capacity, Wu will play a key role in expanding the firm's Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) business.
"Expanding the firm's CLO business is a strategic priority for both Seix and RidgeWorth," said Ashi S. Parikh, RidgeWorth Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. "We are pleased for John to join the team as we align our resources to support this initiative. He brings the energy and experience to our firm that is critical in today's marketplace."
Wu joins Seix from CIFC Asset Management where he served as Co-Head of Structured Products, Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director. In that capacity, he oversaw various structured product portfolios and managed 15 CLO new issue/refinancing transactions. He also served as Head of CLO Structuring at UBS and prior to that, Director in Global Credit Trading at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for CLO banking, structuring and origination. He began his credit career at Goldman Sachs in the Credit Derivatives group. In addition to CLOs, he has also created financing structures for credit hedge funds, business development companies (BDCs) and asset managers, combining flexible leverage and term financing for long-short credit management.
"John has 15 years of experience in credit and structuring, most recently at CIFC, where he was an integral member of their top 10 ranked CLO team," said George Goudelias, Managing Director, Head of Leveraged Finance and Senior Portfolio Manager at Seix. "John is well-known and highly respected in the CLO marketplace and his breadth and depth of experience will make him a great addition to the team."
Wu earned an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Yale University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
About Seix Investment Advisors LLC
Seix Investment Advisors LLC is a $28.8 billion fixed income asset management boutique, as of August 31, 2015, whose product offerings span the broad investment grade and leveraged finance markets, to include both traditional and alternative fixed income strategies. The firm provides investment management services to a client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, public funds, insurance companies, and high net worth individuals, in the US and abroad. Seix is a registered investment adviser with the SEC and is an independently managed and autonomous subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC.
About RidgeWorth Investments
RidgeWorth Investments serves as a holding company that owns interests in five investment boutiques with $41.7 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2015. RidgeWorth's wholly owned boutiques are Ceredex Value Advisors, Certium Asset Management, Seix Investment Advisors, and Silvant Capital Management. RidgeWorth also holds a minority ownership in Zevenbergen Capital Investments. These investment boutiques manage a wide variety of investment disciplines across the fixed income and equity asset classes, and provide investment management services to a client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, associations, insurance companies, labor unions and high net worth individuals. In addition, RidgeWorth serves as the investment adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds mutual fund family. RidgeWorth Investments is a trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, an investment adviser registered with the SEC headquartered in Atlanta. For more information about RidgeWorth, please visit www.ridgeworth.com.
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