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Palmer Square Capital Management appoints Angie Knighton Long as CIO

Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Palmer Square Capital Management today announced the appointment of Angie Knighton Long, CFA, as the firm’s chief investment officer. A member of the advisor’s Investment Committee, Long has key responsibilities for all investment-related activities, with a particular focus on portfolio and risk management. She joined the firm in February 2011.

“During her 13 years in New York, Angie made some significant contributions to the investment community,” said Christopher D. Long, president of Palmer Square. “Her insights, investment perspective, and deep relationships across the senior levels of Wall Street will be essential in our continued pursuit of alternative investments that give our clients a greater level of portfolio diversification – and the reduced risk that goes along with it.”

Prior to joining Palmer Square, Angie worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York. There, she held a variety of management and trading roles, including Deputy Head of Credit Trading for North America, Head of High Yield Trading, and Head of Credit Derivatives Trading. She has been a trader within many products and strategies including high yield bonds, high yield credit derivatives, distressed debt, capital structure arbitrage and structured credit.   

Among other career achievements, Angie is credited with creating the High Yield Debt Index, the first liquid credit trading index and the predecessor to all of today’s indices (the Dow Jones CDX.) Named a managing director of JPMorgan Chase & Co. at age 29, Angie is considered a pioneer in the Credit Derivatives industry. Angie also built JPMorgan’s High Yield Credit Derivatives business and Credit Options business.

Most recently, Angie ran a proprietary trading book focused on long/short credit.  In addition, she worked with the Global Head of Credit Trading and other senior executives within the credit area to help oversee risk management for the North American and European credit trading books.  

Earlier in her career, Angie was an analyst with Fisher, Francis, Trees, and Watts. She received an A.B. degree in Economics from Princeton University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst holding the Series 7, 63, 4, 55, and 24 securities licenses.

About Palmer Square Capital Management
Palmer Square Capital Management provides investment advisory services, proprietary funds, and customized allocations focused specifically on alternative investments such as hedge funds and private equity funds.  The firm serves a diverse set of clients across high net worth, registered investor advisor firms and institutional clients. Visit www.palmersquarecap.com.

About Montage Asset Management
Montage Asset Management is a unique group of institutional investment managers – each offering a distinct approach to money management that reflects many decades of professional experience and proprietary investment strategies across global asset classes through mutual funds, closed-end funds, separately managed accounts and alternative investments. The firm’s organizational approach is to allow individual investment managers to retain boutique processes, talent and culture that have proven records of adding value to portfolios and meeting client objectives. Visit www.montageassetco.com.

- FG

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