Join us for the fourth annual Fink Credit Pitch Competition on Friday, November 15, 2019. MBA teams from top business schools will gather at UCLA to pitch their best credit investment ideas to a panel of distinguished judges. Guests are invited to attend the lunch and keynote address, the final round pitches, and the awards ceremony and reception.


Friday, November 15, 2019
Carnesale Commons, UCLA Campus

Audience Registration

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Address
1:00 p.m. Round 1 Winners Announced
1:15 p.m. Finalist Pitches
3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony and Reception

Participating Schools

Columbia Business School

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

London Business School

UCLA Anderson School of Management

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

USC Marshall School of Business

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Yale School of Management

Judges

Ares Management

Capital Group

DoubleLine

TCW

Western Asset 

 

Keynote Speaker

 

Nick Maroutsos is Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. He is also a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Absolute Return Income and Absolute Return Income Plus strategies. Additionally, Mr. Maroutsos is a founder and Managing Director of Kapstream Capital. Prior to forming Kapstream in 2006, he was with PIMCO from 1999 to 2005, where he worked with key clients and managed the development and launch of new strategies as a vice president for the Australian market. Mr. Maroutsos received a B.A. in economics from the University of California – San Diego and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He has 20 years of financial industry experience.

Nick Maroutsos (’07)

 

Credit Pitch Competition Videos

 
 

Past Fink Credit Pitch Competition Highlights

 
Flickr Gallery

Competition Gallery

Ronald Mass - ucla anderson school of management

Keynote Speaker Ronald Mass

Ronald Mass - ucla anderson school of management

Ronald Mass (B.A. '87)

Managing Principal and
Chief Investment Officer, Almitas Capital

 

Recent Winners

 
First Place: Columbia Business School

First Place: Columbia Business School

Second Place: Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Second Place: Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Third Place: Yale School of Management

Third Place: Yale School of Management

 

Presented By

 

ucla anderson fink center investment finance associationucla anderson investment association

 

Got Questions?

 

Email the Fink Center Credit Pitch team at creditpitch@anderson.ucla.edu.