Oaktree Capital Management

  • Managing Director or Senior Vice President, Strategic Credit

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Job Department
    Strategic Credit
  • Company Overview

    Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $121 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2018. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.


    For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com





    We are seeking a Managing Director level originator for the Strategic Credit strategy. The strategy manages over $3 billion in assets and invests in illiquid private loans and publicly traded debt instruments. 

    • Originate and source private debt opportunities
    • Assist with initial screening and due diligence of new opportunities
    • Structure and negotiate prospective deals with borrowers
    • Facilitate execution of credit agreements
    • Monitor ongoing performance of investments
    • Negotiate waivers and amendments
    • Flexibility to work remotely


    • A minimum 7 to 10 years private lending origination experience
    • Proven track record and rolodex of relationships with corporations, M&A advisors, private equity firms and bankers
    • Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience assisting in the negotiation of transaction structure and terms
    • Familiarity with non-investment grade credit lending

    Personal Attributes


    • The successful candidate will have outstanding initiative and a strong work ethic;
    • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
    • He/She will be team-oriented and must possess strong integrity and professionalism.



    Bachelors degree is required, MBA or other advanced degree preferred


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