UCLA Anderson School of Management

December 07, 2012

A Discussion of Investment Principles with Ric Kayne & Howard Marks

A Discussion of Investment Principles with Ric Kayne & Howard Marks

Left: Ric Kayne Co-founder & Chairman Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Right: Howard Marks Chairman & Founding Principal Oaktree Capital Management

Friday, December 7, 2012
Event vide can be seen at the following link:

Sponsored by: Westside Women in Finance

UCLA Anderson School of Management
4 p.m. – Networking Cocktail Reception
Executive Dining Room (EDR)
5 p.m. – Discussion
Korn Convocation Hall
Welcome: Professor Ivo Welch, Faculty Director of the Fink Center for Finance and Investments

Introduction: Lindsay Wilcox, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Discussion: Ric Kayne, Co-founder & Chairman Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, and Howard Marks, Chairman & Founding Principal Oaktree Capital Management
Discussion Moderated by:


Audrey Kinsman, Senior Managing Director, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, and Parnia Pajand, Senior Vice President, Oaktree Capital Management

RIC KAYNE Co-founder and Chairman, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
Mr. Kayne is the founder and chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, a Los Angeles-based manager of alternative investment strategies. Mr. Kayne founded Kayne Anderson in 1984, and has grown the firm through a disciplined, personal investment philosophy that emphasizes niche opportunities with attractive return expectations and lower risk characteristics. Prior to co-founding Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, Mr. Kayne founded Kayne Anderson Rudnick, a traditional investment management firm. Mr. Kayne grew that firm to over $10 billion in assets under management and sold it in 2001 to the Phoenix Companies. He began his career in the mid-1960s as an analyst with Loeb, Rhodes & Co. in New York and was a principal of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Inc., where he managed private accounts, a hedge fund and a portion of firm capital. Mr. Kayne is a trustee of and the former chairman of the Investment Committee of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Foundation and is a trustee of and former co-chairman of the Investment Committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. He earned a B.S. in Statistics from Stanford University in 1966 and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1968.
HOWARD MARKS Chairman and Founding Principal, Oaktree Capital Management
Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks has been responsible for ensuring the firm’s adherence to its core investment philosophy, communicating closely with clients concerning products and strategies, and managing the firm. From 1985 until 1995, Mr. Marks led the groups at The TCW Group, Inc. that were responsible for investments in distressed debt, high yield bonds, and convertible securities. He was also chief investment officer for domestic fixed income at TCW. Previously, Mr. Marks was with Citicorp Investment Management for 16 years, where from 1978 to 1985 he was vice president and senior portfolio manager in charge of convertible and high yield securities. Between 1969 and 1978, he was an equity research analyst and, subsequently, Citicorp’s director of research. Mr. Marks holds a B.S.Ec. degree cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Finance and an MBA in Accounting and Marketing from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, where he received the George Hay Brown Prize. He is a CFA® charterholder and a Chartered Investment Counselor.

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