L48 Speaker Series

Attendance will be limited to 8 students. Send your RSVP, resume, and a brief paragraph explaining why you would like to attend. Please note that incomplete RSVPs will receive last priority for this event, and cancellations will receive last priority for future events.

Josh Friedman

Josh Friedman
Founding Partner, Co-Chairman and
Co-CEO
Canyon Capital Partners


Monday, October 28, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
WEST Restaurant at the Angeleno Hotel

Attire: Business casual
Lunch is hosted and valet parking will be covered


Canyon Capital Advisors is a leading global alternative asset manager. They seek to achieve superior, risk-adjusted returns significantly in excess of the debt and equity market indices with substantially lower volatility. Canyon and its affiliates currently manage investment funds and separate accounts amounting to over $23 billion in assets with a staff of over 200.  The firm was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in London, New York, Shanghai, and Tokyo.  

Joshua S. Friedman is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC. Mr. Friedman is a graduate of Harvard College (B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Physics), Oxford University (M.A., honors, Politics and Economics, Marshall Scholar), Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude), and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., Baker Scholar). Prior to forming Canyon, Mr. Friedman was Director of Capital Markets for High Yield and Private Placements at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to working at Drexel, he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Goldman Sachs in New York. Mr. Friedman is also a director and trustee of a number of nonprofit and charitable organizations.

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