GoldenTree opens Australian office

SydneyUS-based GoldenTree Asset Management has opened an office in Sydney to service its local institutional clients. The firm, which specialises in investing in credit, has appointed Russell Taylor to lead the new office. Taylor joins from JP Morgan, where he was head of institutional sales for Australia and New Zealand. “Australia has long been an important market for GoldenTree and we are pleased to establish an on-the-ground presence in the region,” said Kathy Sutherland, head of business development. Founded in 2000, GoldenTree manages $25 billion in strategies including high-yield bonds, leveraged loans, distressed debt, structured products, emerging markets and credit-themed equities. GoldenTree opened an office in Singapore three years ago. ©2017 funds global asia

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