Janet Christensen Joins NewOak Capital

Janet Christensen has joined NewOak Capital as managing director of marketing. She previously was with Tegris and The Blackstone Group.


NewOak Capital announces the appointment of Janet Christensen as Managing Director of Marketing, covering institutional clients such as private equities and financial institutions in New York and London.

“Janet’s experience in the private equity area and her personal approach to client and investor relationships adds to our continued push for client-focused solutions,” says Ron D’Vari, CEO and Co-Founder of NewOak Capital. James Frischling, Co-Founder and President, adds “Janet brings a tremendous amount of entrepreneurial experience and spirit to NewOak Capital. We look forward to working with Janet and her many relationships in order to provide tailor made solutions to clients using the NewOak Capital strategy.”

Janet Christensen co-founded Tegris, a privately held firm specializing in M&A and Asset Management. Prior to Tegris, Ms. Christensen served for over 17 years at The Blackstone Group as Chief of Staff for CEO Stephen A. Schwarzman’s office overseeing day-to-day operations; assisting in raising of multiple private equity funds; maintaining client and investor relations; and internal and external communications. Prior to her tenure at Blackstone, Ms. Christensen worked with the Chairman & CEO of NW Ayer Inc., America’s first advertising agency, in Ayer’s Los Angeles office. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University.

About NewOak Capital (www.newoakcapital.com)
NewOak Capital is an advisory, asset management and capital markets firm organized to serve institutions in response to challenges arising from the global credit markets. It provides analysis, valuation, restructuring, risk transfer, and management solutions and services to financial institutions and investors to support their portfolio and corporate needs. NewOak Capital employs 16 senior professionals with an average of 17 years of experience in the fixed-income markets in addition to 17 junior and support staff. It specializes in residential and commercial mortgage loans and securities, REITs, asset-backed securities, structured corporate securities (CSOs/CLOs), and distressed financial companies with exposure. NewOak Capital employs a differentiated framework, an integrated “see-through” analytics platform, and a team of experienced professionals with diversified investment and modeling expertise to provide client solutions.