NEW YORK, May 16, 2017 – DFG Investment Advisers, Inc. (“DFG”), an alternative credit asset management firm based in New York, announced that its fourth CLO, Vibrant CLO IV, Ltd., won in the “Best New US CLO” category at the Creditflux Manager Awards 2017, which were held in London on May 3, 2017.
Roberta Goss, Managing Director, said: “We are honored to be recognized among our peers and would like to thank our investors, without whom this would not be possible.”
The “Best New US CLO” category ranked a group of 142 U.S. CLOs that went effective in 2016 based on blended outperformance across several CLO performance metrics, including annualized par build since inception and underlying portfolio credit performance.
Timothy Milton, Managing Director, said: “Periods of loan market volatility in 2016 presented attractive opportunities for firms with an active management approach.”
Volkan Kurtas, DFG’s Founder, added: “Our firm’s solid sources of capital allow us to be patient in warehousing our CLOs. We believe that our team’s active and focused management approach, combined with a patient portfolio accumulation strategy, creates significant value for our investors.”
The award for Vibrant CLO IV, Ltd. at the 2017 awards follows the nomination of Vibrant CLO, Ltd. in the “Best US CLO: boutique manager” category at the 2016 awards.
About DFG Investment Advisers, Inc.
DFG is a New York-based asset management firm focused on alternative credit strategies. As of April 30, 2017, the firm managed approximately $3.8 billion in corporate and structured credit assets via commingled funds, separate accounts and collateralized loan obligations (CLO) vehicles.
DFG Investment Advisers, Inc.