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John Fenn

Managing Director
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Overview

John Fenn is a member of the BRG Capstone Valuation Services practice and a leader in the national portfolio valuation group. He focuses on the valuation of complex fixed-income investments, including private placements and other illiquid securities. He has more than 25 years of broad-based debt capital markets experience, primarily in leveraged finance, working in the broker-dealer community and with investment management firms. While his primary areas of expertise are in the high-yield and leveraged loan markets, his background runs the range of investment grade through deep-valued distressed product and includes emerging markets debt, structured credit, and municipal securities.

Before joining BRG Capstone, Mr. Fenn led the Fixed Income Portfolio Valuations team of a Big Four firm, where he oversaw the valuation of several large acquisition portfolios and the expansion of the firm’s middle-market valuation practice. Previously, Mr. Fenn was a managing director with a leading investment banking and financial advisory services firm, where he oversaw a team of desk analysts supporting Corporate Credit Trading. His responsibilities included positioning the desk and risk management of the traders’ books. He also served as the firm’s High-Yield Strategist, earning Institutional Investor magazine recognition. Mr. Fenn has also held senior portfolio management positions with J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Invesco, and GE Capital.

Education

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
MBA, 1990

City University of New York
B.A., Mathematics and Political Science, 1984

Employment History

KPMG LLP
Director
2014 - 2016

Citigroup Global Markets
Managing director
2003 - 2013

JP Morgan Asset Management
Vice president
2000 - 2003

Invesco NY Inc.
Managing director
1999 - 2000

GE Capital Corporation
Senior vice president
1994 - 1999

Credit Suisse
Associate
1989 - 1994

First Boston Corporation
Analyst
1986 - 1988

Affiliations

Community/Civic Activities

Knights of Columbus
Officer, Keogh Council