CDO Manager of the Year - Solent Capital

The Risk Awards 2007

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Solent Capital, a $7 billion London-based investment management firm, is making waves in the complex structured products market. The firm now manages $6.6 billion of collateralised debt obligations (CDOs), more than double the $2.75 billion it managed in 2005. It also has $350 million allocated to two credit hedge funds (a credit opportunity and a credit relative value fund) and about $400 million in managed accounts.

"We've had a very active year," says Jonathan Laredo, London-based chief ex