Global Conference 2010
CEO and Chief Investment Officer, GoldenTree Asset Management
Steven Tananbaum is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of GoldenTree Asset Management. As a founding partner and member of the Executive Committee, he has been instrumental in building GoldenTree into an organization known for its bottom-up value investment process, focused on the credit markets. GoldenTree has produced strong competitive returns broadly across product lines since its inception, and has grown to encompass 21 partners, 175 employees and more than $11 billion of assets under management. Prior to forming GoldenTree, Tananbaum worked at MacKay Shields as an investment specialist, later becoming head of its high-yield group. In 1997, he formed and was lead portfolio manager of the firm′s hedge fund area. A CFA charter holder, Tananbaum is a graduate of Vassar College, where he is now a trustee. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a vice chair of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.