Fritz Thomas has joined Oak Hill Advisors as a New York-based managing director, where he will lead the firm’s business development and client coverage activities. He previously was a managing director with Deutsche Bank, where he led global distribution for CLOs and other alternative investment products.
Fritz Thomas has joined Oak Hill Advisors, L.P. in New York as a Managing Director, where he will help lead the firm’s business development and client coverage activities. Mr. Thomas will also play a meaningful role in the development of the firm’s structured product investment activities. He was most recently a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank and head of global distribution for CDOs and other alternative investment products. Until his return to New York from London in June 2008, his duties also included management of the bank’s European CDO platform. Previously, Mr. Thomas worked at Bankers Trust Company where he structured and syndicated corporate loans, and at Chemical Bank in corporate banking.
Oak Hill Advisors, L.P. is a specialty investment management firm with two decades of experience in the below investment grade credit markets. Specializing in leveraged loans, high yield bonds, distressed securities and selected equity opportunities, the firm focuses its investments in North American and European markets. Oak Hill Advisors manages $11 billion of capital under management from pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, foundations and endowments. The firm has raised over $1.3 billion of capital in 2008 for investing in opportunities in the par and distressed loan and bond markets.