Thu, Apr 17, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

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

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Banner
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: European stock-picking fund up 19% YTD, bets on small caps’ high cash level[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Here is a European long/short equity fund that has been beating the odds since its 2008 inception by employing its own investment model, frequent company visits

  2. CTAs could face new challenges in a rising rates environment[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: CTAs have taken a beating performance wise lately, and asset flows reports show that investors aren't sticking around to see how the movie ends. Now, a new white paper from Roy Niederhoffer and Coen Weddepohl notes that as interest rates start to tick back u

  3. Investing – Big hedge funds bought Puerto Rico's junk bonds, Fidelity explores new trading venue amid flash trade concerns, Crisis-era Greek bonds reward early buyers with big effective returns, Cargill unit discloses stake in Freddie preferred[more]

    Big hedge funds bought Puerto Rico's junk bonds From Reuters.com: Several large hedge funds doubled down on Puerto Rico in last month's giant bond sale despite the U.S. territory's financial struggles, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing confidential documents reviewed by the newspa

  4. Opalesque TV: First Trust Advisors launches liquid alternatives platform[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: First Trust Advisors is launching a new liquid alternatives platform aimed at building on the companies existing alternative ETFs offering by adding hedged mutual funds. Senior Portfolio Managers Rob Guttschow and John Gambla recently sat down in an

  5. Commodities – Popular value fund manager David Iben bets on Russia, gold,[more]

    From Reuters.com: With large bets on Russia and North American gold miners, one of the best performing stock pickers in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis is back with a new fund that reflects his deep aversion to following the crowd. In the Kopernik Global All-Cap Fund, David Iben is follo