ICE Canyon announces new hire

Investment firm ICE Canyon has hired Jaime G. Garza as managing director and portfolio manager. Previously, Garza worked at Black River Asset Management´s emerging markets group where he served as managing director and portfolio manager.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ICE Canyon LLC, an investment management firm specializing in Emerging Markets and Global Credit strategies, today announced Emerging Markets credit specialist Jaime G. Garza has joined as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Garza will be a senior member of ICE Canyon’s investment team responsible for credit opportunities in the Americas and CEEMEA.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jaime to ICE Canyon. He brings great depth and experience in Emerging Markets investing—particularly in the highest value-generating sectors of our investment universe,” said ICE Canyon Co-Founder and Managing Partner Nathan Sandler. “We are delighted with the expertise and capacity he adds to our expanding investment infrastructure for Emerging Markets.”
“I’m thrilled to join the ICE Canyon team,” added Mr. Garza. “I believe ICE Canyon has the professional infrastructure, breadth of coverage, and the diversified product base to exploit the compelling value in the Emerging Markets during this transformative period in global investing. This platform really sets them apart.”
Prior to joining ICE Canyon, Mr. Garza was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager within Black River Asset Management´s Emerging Markets group, a global asset management firm where he was responsible for investments spanning a range of credit-related asset classes such as bonds, loans, and private placements, in a broad set of industries within Latin America and CEEMEA.
Before joining Black River in 2004, Mr. Garza was a Senior Analyst for Citigroup’s proprietary desk, where he focused on distressed investing within Latin America. Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Garza was a Vice President and Investment Banker at JPMorgan from 1997 to 2003, where he had broad experience in loan syndications, M&A, and debt restructurings, becoming head of the Latin America Financial Sponsors Coverage Group towards the end of his tenure.
Mr. Garza holds an M.B.A. with a concentration in financial management from MIT´s Sloan School of Business. He earned his B.A. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Mexico´s Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
About ICE Canyon
Founded in 2006, ICE Canyon is a global investment management firm specializing in Emerging Markets and Global Credit investment strategies. ICE Canyon is a joint venture with Canyon Capital Advisors. ICE Canyon has approximately $4 billion in assets under management as of February 1, 2014 and is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York City and Abu Dhabi, UAE.