Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, GoldenTree Asset Management
Steven Tananbaum is founder, managing partner and chief investment officer of GoldenTree Asset Management, overseeing the firm’s investments across all fund offerings. In addition, Mr. Tananbaum chairs GoldenTree’s executive committee and is a member of the risk committee. A veteran of the credit markets with 25 years of investing experience, Mr. Tananbaum founded GoldenTree in 2000 and was instrumental in building the firm into an organization that is highly regarded for its investment process and partnership culture. Known for its focus on fundamental and relative value analysis, GoldenTree has produced strong competitive returns across product lines since its inception. The firm has grown into an organization of 27 partners, 225 employees and $25 billion of assets under management. Prior to forming GoldenTree, Mr. Tananbaum joined MacKay Shields as an investment specialist in 1989 and became head of their high yield group in 1991. Mr. Tananbaum is a graduate of Vassar College (B.A. in economics) and is a CFA charter holder.