ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EY announced that Sreeni Prabhu, managing partner, co-CEO and chief investment officer of Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC, an affiliated company of Angel Oak Companies (“Angel Oak”), is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Southeast. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Prabhu was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 8th at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia.
Now in its 31st year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
“I am truly honored and humbled,” Prabhu says. “This recognition is a reflection of the innovative leadership of Angel Oak and a shared vision of the opportunities ahead of us. Our employees deserve all the credit -- their entrepreneurial spirit has led to tremendous growth across multiple business channels. It is that spirit that has allowed Angel Oak to find new ways to finance alternative lending and offer specialized fixed income investments.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum™, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP in the US, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the Southeast, sponsors also include Platinum sponsors King & Spalding, PNC Bank and Vaco and Silver sponsors Chatham Financial and Chemistry Atlanta.
About Angel Oak Companies
Formed in 2008, Angel Oak Companies is a firm focused on credit opportunities within asset management, capital markets and mortgage lending. Its core philosophy is to identify dislocations in the credit markets created by macroeconomic, financial or regulatory events to help investors, borrowers, advisors and institutions uncover more value. As of March 31, 2017, Angel Oak’s asset management business had over $6.2 billion in assets under management and its lending platform had originated over $2.5 billion in residential mortgage loans since inception.
The firm has been recognized for three consecutive years as one of the Atlanta region’s fastest growing companies and one of the region’s top workplaces.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakcompanies.com.
About Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC
Angel Oak Capital Advisors is an investment management firm focused on providing compelling fixed income investment solutions for its clients. Backed by a value-driven approach, Angel Oak Capital Advisors seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns through a combination of stable current income and price appreciation. Its experienced investment team seeks the best opportunities in fixed income with a specialization in mortgage-backed securities and other areas of structured credit.
As of March 31, 2017, Angel Oak Capital has over $6.2 billion USD in assets under management across its mutual funds, private funds and separately managed accounts.
For more information, please visit: www.angeloakcapital.com.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy
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