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Brent De Jong

Partner at Castlelake LP
Overview
In The News
Relationships
Paths
Education
Career History
Boards & Committees
Public Holdings
Events

Brent De Jong

Partner at Castlelake LP

Overview

Age
42 (Born 1975)
Notable Companies
De Jong Capital LLC

Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd.

Zaff LLC
Board Seats
11
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 441 people.

In The News See more

Marketwired
June 13, 2017
ENP Newswire
March 7, 2017
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Relationships See Details


Executive Director, Chief Executive at Ashmore Group Plc

Non-Executive Partner at Semco Partners Assessoria e Participações Ltda.

Director at Asian Genco Pte Ltd.

Founder at Castlelake LP

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at GB Minerals Ltd.

Chairman at GB Minerals Ltd.

Senior Portfolio Manager at Ashmore Investment Management Ltd.

Senior Portfolio Manager & Head of Local Currency at Ashmore Investment Management Ltd.

Chief Administrative Officer at HudsonField LLC

Senior Portfolio Manager & Head of Corporate Debt at Ashmore Investment Management Ltd.
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Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree in Economics 
Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

Career History

Partner
2016 - Current
Castlelake invests across a variety of in alternative assets, sub-performing loans, corporate special situations, dislocated industries and is an experienced leader in aircraft ownership and servicing. The firm invests across globe.Castlelake focuses on investment opportunities in global alternative assets and middle market corporate special situations. Their focus areas are: (1) global aviation finance and assets (2) European non-performing loans and assets (3) US assets (4) US and European middle market corporate special situations and (5) dislocated industries.Castlelake typically invests in buyout and debt transactions.
Managing Partner
2011 - Current
Chief Executive Officer
2011 - Current
Zaff LLC provides investment advice services. It specializes in distressed investments in private and public companies and in real estate assets. The company was founded by Brent William de Jong in 2011 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Chief Executive Officer
2012 - ?
Founder
2002 - Prior
Ashmore Energy International Holding Ltd. operates as a holding company with interests in the energy industry. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Head-Special Situations & Infrastructure Investments
Prior
Ashmore is an active, value-driven, team-based manager which has specialist expertise in external debt, local currency, corporate debt, blended debt, equities, multi-strategy, alternatives and currency overlay/liquidity. Their Investment Committee processes ensure a consistent and holistic approach to all investments within client portfolios.For equity investments, the firm focuses on fundamental value, performing top-down country valuation analysis, seeking to identify markets that are trading below their fair value and to diversify portfolio risk. They utilize their proprietary quantitative equity model to identify opportunities based on multiple market and stock factors. They select stocks based on a bottom-up, fundamental value approach. The equities investment team analyzes portfolio company fundamentals based on company visits, financials, industry prospects, earnings forecasts and their proprietary company database. For fixed-income investments, Ashmore's Investment Committee collectively manages portfolios and meets regularly to review markets, determine the investment strategy, and manage portfolios. They follow a specialist, long-term value-driven top-down approach, focusing on asset liquidity and political dynamics, aiming to achieve above average returns with lower risk over the cycle.
Chairman
2015 - Prior
Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd. engages in exploration and development, production and marketing of bitumen properties. It holds interest in Algar and Pod One projects. The company was founded on July 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2007
Prisma Energy International, Inc. distributes electric power. The company is an international energy company, which manages interests in a group of energy assets. Prisma Energy operates through three business segments: Natural Gas Services, Power Distribution and Power Generation on four continents. The natural gas unit's process and supply liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and South Korea. Its generation units manage power plants in Asia, Europe and South America. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Member, Financial Institutions Group
Prior
JPMorgan Ltd., a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a British company located in London that provides investment banking services.
Professional
Prior
Ashmore Investment Management Ltd invests in emerging market companies located in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of utilities, energy, infrastructure, food & agriculture, real estate, and healthcare. They provides financing for distressed debt, private and public equity and equity linked securities.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Chairman of the Board
2016 - Current
Itafos engages in producing and marketing phosphate and potash fertilizers and related products. Its projects include Itafós-Arraias, Itafos-Santana, Itafos-Araxa, GB Minerals Ltd.-Farim, Stonegate Agricom Ltd.-Paris Hills, and Stonegate Agricom Ltd.-Montaro. The company was founded by Peter J. Marrone and Antenor F. Silva Jr. on July 9, 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Director
2014 - Current
GB Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian mining exploration and development company which is focused on developing the Farim Phosphate project located in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa. The company was founded on July 24, 2007 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Director
Current
Asian Genco Pte Ltd. provides infrastructure development and management services. It operates hydro power projects in Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, and Arunachal Pradesh; gas based and coal fired thermal projects in Andhra Pradesh; and a wind farm in Gujarat. The company was founded in November 2004 and is headquartered in Singapore.
Chairman
2015 - Prior
Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd. engages in exploration and development, production and marketing of bitumen properties. It holds interest in Algar and Pod One projects. The company was founded on July 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
Executive Director
2015 - 2016
Agria Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the agricultural business. It operates through the following segments: Seed and Grain; Crop Protection, Nutrients and Merchandise; and Rural Services. The Seed and Grain segment develops, produces, and sells forage, turf, maize, corn, cereal, and vegetable seeds. The Crop Protection, Nutrients and Merchandise segment manages retail shops that markets farm input materials, chemicals, fertilizers, pollination and frost protection solutions, and animal nutrition products. The Rural Services segment offers livestock, wool, insurance, real estate, and water irrigation services. The company was founded by Guang Lin Lai in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
Director
Prior - 2013
Brenco Brazilian Renewable Energy Co. Ltd. produces ethanol and other renewable fuel products. The firm offers hydrated and dehydrated ethanol. The company also produces and supplies electricity to the Central East region of Brazil. Brenco Brazilian Renewable Energy was founded by Henri Philippe Reichstul in 2007 and is headquartered Sao Paulo, Brazil
Director
2011 - 2011
Largo Resources Ltd. operates as a natural resource development and exploration company. It is focused on the Exploration and development of vanadium and tungsten projects in Brazil and Canada. In Brazil, the company currently holds interest in the Maracás vanadium project, Currais Novos tungsten tailings project and Campo Alegre de Lourdes iron-vanadium project. In Canada, it holds interest in the Northern Dancer tungsten-molybdenum property located in the Yukon Territory. Largo Resources was founded on April 18, 1988 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Director
Prior - 2011
Brenco, Inc. manufactures tapered roller bearings and component parts for railroad cars. It services and repairs used railroad bearings and manufactured lubrication seals for use in railroad bearings and for sale to third parties. The firm also manufactures automotive forgings to domestic automobile manufacturers. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Petersburg, VA.
Investment Committee Member
2002 - 2011
Ashmore is an active, value-driven, team-based manager which has specialist expertise in external debt, local currency, corporate debt, blended debt, equities, multi-strategy, alternatives and currency overlay/liquidity. Their Investment Committee processes ensure a consistent and holistic approach to all investments within client portfolios.For equity investments, the firm focuses on fundamental value, performing top-down country valuation analysis, seeking to identify markets that are trading below their fair value and to diversify portfolio risk. They utilize their proprietary quantitative equity model to identify opportunities based on multiple market and stock factors. They select stocks based on a bottom-up, fundamental value approach. The equities investment team analyzes portfolio company fundamentals based on company visits, financials, industry prospects, earnings forecasts and their proprietary company database. For fixed-income investments, Ashmore's Investment Committee collectively manages portfolios and meets regularly to review markets, determine the investment strategy, and manage portfolios. They follow a specialist, long-term value-driven top-down approach, focusing on asset liquidity and political dynamics, aiming to achieve above average returns with lower risk over the cycle.
Director
Prior
Ashmore Energy International Holding Ltd. operates as a holding company with interests in the energy industry. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Board Member
Current
ETH Zurich is an engineering, science, technology, mathematics, and management university. It is an integral part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain (ETH Domain) that is directly subordinate to Switzerland's Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education, and Research. ETH Zurich is consistently rated among the top universities in the world. It is considered the best university in continental Europe by the Shanghai Ranking ARWU, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and the QS World University Ranking. It is currently ranked 4th in Europe overall, and 8th best university in the world in engineering, science, and technology. Twenty-one Nobel Prizes have been awarded to students and professors of the institute in the past. The most famous of them is Albert Einstein in 1921 and the most recent is Richard F. Heck in 2010. It is a founding member of the IDEA League and the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU); and a member of the CESAER network. ETH Zurich was founded by the Swiss Federal Government in 1854 with the stated mission to educate engineers and scientists, serve as a national center of excellence in science and technology, and provide a hub for interaction between the scientific community and industry.

Public Holdings

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Events

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2007 Milken Institute Global Conference
The 2007 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.
Speaker
Washington, DC, United States
15th Annual IFC Global Private Equity Conference
Speaker
Washington, DC, United States
14th Annual IFC Global Private Equity Conference
IFC's Annual Global Private Equity Conference is a two-day main conference forum—attended by over 875 representatives of the industry's leading institutional investors and fund managers, including over 320 LPs—is the keystone to a week of events in Washington, D.C. focusing on EM PE investing.

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