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New finance course for fall: Fixed Income & Special Investments

Areas of Study Finance | Apr 08, 2013 |

Pick up even more specialized finance knowledge this fall as a principal at Silver Point Capital, Michael Gatto, comes in to teach a new course: Fixed Income & Special Investments.

Consider adding this to your fall course registration. Talk to your class dean for more details or seek out Professor James R. Kelly, who can fill you in.

It will be taught on Thursday nights, 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Here’s a course description:

Fixed Income & Special Investments — FNBU 4447 – E01
High yield/distressed debt investing overlays the complications and intricacies of corporate organizational structures and legal frameworks with fundamental business valuation and securities selection. Through the use of real-world case studies, the course will examine the actual step-by-step process undertaken by a hedge fund professional when considering an investment in the fixed income securities of a highly leveraged company. The course will be taught by a senior partner from a large distressed debt hedge fund with the goal of providing students with an analytical framework for analyzing and investing in high-yielding fixed income securities.

And here is information about the instructor:

Michael A. Gatto is a principal at Silver Point Capital, which he joined in April 2002. He previously held the positions of director at Party City Corporation, vice president in the special situations investing group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., principal at the financial consulting firm Stroble & Associates, and corporate finance associate in the retail industry group at Citibank, N.A.



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