Derek Stephen Smith

Managing Partner at Assured Investment Management LLC

Derek Stephen Smith

Derek Stephen Smith

Managing Partner at Assured Investment Management LLC

Biography

Derek Stephen Smith is former Chairman of International Swaps & Derivatives Association, Inc., former Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., former Partner & Senior Investment Adviser at Assured Investment Management LLC and former Principal at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC. Mr. Smith received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University.

Overview
Career Highlights

Assured Investment Management LLC

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2199

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1968

Age

53

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Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Senior Advisor & Partner at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Chief Operating Officer, Co-President at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Former Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer of Bluemountain (London), General Counsel, Secretary at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Managing Partner, Head, Private Investments at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Former Co-President & Chief Risk Officer at Assured Investment Management LLC

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President at North Country Capital LLC

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Executive Chairman at GUE Liquidation Cos., Inc.

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Head of Private Healthcare at Assured Investment Management LLC

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Co-Owner at Worldwide TechServices LLC

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Managing Partner at Assured Investment Management LLC
Career History
Managing Partner
2009 - ?

BlueMountain Capital Management follows a comprehensive, multi-strategy approach to investing. The firm specializes in investments in credit derivatives (including credit default swaps), corporate and convertible bonds, loans (including corporate loans), CDOs and other ABS and asset-based financing arrangements. Credit derivatives may relate to individual reference entities or to baskets or portfolios of reference entities (including levered or de-levered tranches of such portfolios or baskets). The firm's advisory services also include advice regarding investments in equities or equity derivatives, including in connection with their trading strategies and using interest rate derivatives (including futures, swaps and swaptions) and government securities to hedge interest rate risk and to spot and forward foreign currency contracts to hedge currency exposures.

Managing Director
Prior

Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. (DBSI) is a SEC-registered broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm is the wholly-owned investment banking and brokerage arm of DB U.S. Financial Markets Holding Corp., ultimately held by Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB, FRA: DBK) in Germany. Founded in 1971, DBSI provides securities brokerage and investment advisory services to domestic and international private clients and institutions. They are also a primary dealer in US government securities as designated by the Federal Reserve. The firm focuses primarily on the consumer, energy, utilities, chemicals, financial institutions, financial sponsors, healthcare, hospitality, leisure, industrials, media, natural resources, real estate, technology and telecommunications sectors.

Professional
Prior

Goldman, Sachs & Co. (GS&Co.), a limited partnership registered as a U.S. broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively, the firm), is an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Group Inc.), a Delaware corporation. The firm is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.

Boards & Committees
Member, Investment Committee
Current

BlueMountain Capital Management follows a comprehensive, multi-strategy approach to investing. The firm specializes in investments in credit derivatives (including credit default swaps), corporate and convertible bonds, loans (including corporate loans), CDOs and other ABS and asset-based financing arrangements. Credit derivatives may relate to individual reference entities or to baskets or portfolios of reference entities (including levered or de-levered tranches of such portfolios or baskets). The firm's advisory services also include advice regarding investments in equities or equity derivatives, including in connection with their trading strategies and using interest rate derivatives (including futures, swaps and swaptions) and government securities to hedge interest rate risk and to spot and forward foreign currency contracts to hedge currency exposures.

Chairman
Prior

Since its founding in 1985, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has worked to make over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets safe and efficient. ISDA’s pioneering work in developing the ISDA Master Agreement and a wide range of related documentation materials, and in ensuring the enforceability of their netting and collateral provisions, has helped to significantly reduce credit and legal risk. The Association has been a leader in promoting sound risk management practices and processes, and engages constructively with policymakers and legislators around the world to advance the understanding and treatment of derivatives as a risk management tool. Today, ISDA has over 800 member institutions from 60 countries.

Political Donations
$2,400
2009

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2009
$1,000
2009

Former Senator from Arkansas

Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
Absolute Return Spring Symposium 2013

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