KFN Speaker Series
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Guest Speaker: Jon Dorfman
Senior Managing Partner & CIO
Napier Park Global Capital
Join us for our KFN Speaker Series event on Wednesday, April 19th from 12:00pm - 1:30pm. We are thrilled to have Jon Dorfman, Senior Managing Partner and CIO of Napier Park Global Capital as our guest speaker.
Jon will host an informal discussion on the investment opportunities he is seeing in the credit markets. More specifically, Jon will share his perspective on why Napier Park has performed well across its entire platform at a time when many talented alternative asset managers have struggled. Napier Park Global Capital was named the 2016 Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Manager of the Year by Institutional investor and the 2015 Hedge Fund of the Year by Risk Magazine.
Generously sponsoring this event will be V. Marc Cali (NU JD '98), Managing Director, Napier Park Global Capital.
Attendance is limited and offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you need assistance with logging in or registering, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KFN Member Registration Link: $25.00
Napier Park Global Capital
280 Park Avenue - 3rd Floor
New York | NY
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
About the Speaker Series:
The KFN Speaker Series provides opportunities for all Northwestern and/or Kellogg alumni who are members of KFN and work in finance related positions to learn from interesting speakers while building and strengthening relationships in an intimate group setting. These events represent a valuable opportunity to meet with KFN Advisory Board members with distinguished careers while connecting with other members of the Kellogg Finance Network.
About our Speaker:
Jon Dorfman is a Senior Managing Partner and CIO of Napier Park Global Capital (“Napier Park”). Napier Park separated from Citigroup’s alternative investment arm, Citi Capital Advisors (“CCA”), in February 2013. Jon was previously Co-CEO and CIO of CCA. He was a co-founder of Carlton Hill Global Capital ("CHGC"), a specialized asset management firm that was acquired by Citi in 2007. Prior to establishing CHGC in 2005, Jon spent 20 years at Morgan Stanley in the Fixed Income Division. He worked in Tokyo and London for 17 years and served as a Managing Director for 8 years. While at Morgan Stanley, Jon held numerous senior management positions including Co-Head of the Global Investment Grade Credit Group and Head of Global Credit Derivative and Asset Swap Trading Group. Among the innovators and early risk takers in the credit default swap, credit index (Tracers and CDX) and tranched risk credit markets, Jon served as an ISDA committee member responsible for the first standardized credit default swap contract. Jon earned a BSE degree, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1984.