NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Semper Capital Management, a privately owned New York-based boutique fixed-income investment manager, has hired Christopher Mendez as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Chris oversees all aspects of the Firm's legal and compliance functions and chairs the Firm's Compliance Committee. Chris joins Semper from Goodwin Procter, LLP in New York, where he was a member of the Business Law Department. Mr. Mendez began his career at Vanguard over ten years ago following service as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps.
"I'm thrilled to join the Semper team at such an exciting time of opportunity and growth for the Firm. I look forward to helping the Firm navigate the ever-changing legal and compliance landscape while serving the Firm's clients," said Mr. Mendez.
"We're very fortunate to have Chris on board," said Semper CEO Greg Parsons. "Not only will he provide comprehensive guidance in all aspects of the firm's legal matters, but I am personally pleased to have the leadership of another Marine on the Semper team."
Chris serves as a Deputy President, Region II (NY), of the Hispanic National Bar Association, is on the Board of Directors of the College and Community Fellowship, and he is a Committee Member for the Veterans Roundtable of New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). Chris earned a BBA from Temple University and JD from Rutgers Law School.
About Semper Capital Management, L.P.
Semper Capital Management is an independent investment management firm specializing in mortgage securities and other asset-backed investments. Semper Capital offers institutional and high net worth investors access to multiple securitized debt-centric investment platforms, ranging from private absolute return and index-based strategies to registered mutual funds and custom managed accounts. Semper Capital has been an SEC-registered investment advisor since 1992.
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