NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Citi Capital Advisors (CCA), a global alternative asset management platform with $16.2 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2011, announced today that it acquired management responsibilities for four collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) from DiMaio Ahmad Capital LLC (DA Capital), expanding the assets of U.S. CLOs and loans managed by Citi Capital Advisors to $2.8 billion.
“The acquisition of DA Capital’s CLO business is of strategic value to Citi Capital Advisors as we further leverage our expertise and infrastructure in fixed income credit,” said Jim O'Brien, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Citi Capital Advisors.
The acquisition includes the management of four CLOs: Duane Street CLO I, Ltd., Duane Street CLO II, Ltd., Duane Street CLO III, Ltd., and Duane Street CLO IV, Ltd., collectively managing $2 billion in assets.
Fred Hoffman, Managing Director and Head of Citi Capital Advisors’ U.S. investment grade and high yield credit business, will be overseeing the management of the CLO platform. “CCA has broadened its footprint in fixed income investment products over the past two years and we plan to further expand our credit product offering in the coming year,” said Fred Hoffman.
With this transaction, Citi Capital Advisors’ global corporate credit funds will manage over $8.8 billion in notional credit risk spanning a broad range of targeted investment opportunities, including distressed, high yield and investment grade corporates, bank loans and structured products.
About Citi Capital Advisors
Citi Capital Advisors (CCA) is a global alternative asset management platform that offers a broad range of innovative strategies and products to select institutional and ultra-high-net-worth investors. CCA manages over $16.2 billion in assets across more than 25 funds/managed accounts and three businesses: Market Strategies, Private Equity and Infrastructure. As part of the Citi global network, CCA has a global reach and extensive resources, benefiting from Citi’s presence around the world in both developed and emerging areas. For more information, please visit https://www.citicapitaladvisors.com.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com
About DA Capital Management
DA Capital is an investment management firm specializing in credit products. The firm manages hedge fund and structured credit vehicles for its clients. DA Capital was spun-out from Credit Suisse Alternative Capital, Inc. in April 2005.