Joshua S. Friedman

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Investment Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

Joshua S. Friedman

Joshua S. Friedman

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Investment Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC
ICE Canyon LLC
Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

RelSci Relationships

2438

Number of Boards

12

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Founding Partner at ICE Canyon LLC

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General Counsel, Canyon Capital Advisors at ICE Canyon LLC

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Chief Technology Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

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Partner & Chief Financial Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

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Chief Compliance Officer at Canyon Capital Advisors LLC

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner at ICE Canyon LLC

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Chair, Governance at Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

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Member, Board of Trustees at Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Annenberg Foundation

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President Emeritus at California Institute of Technology

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Member, Board of Trustees at Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles

THE FOUNDATION IS THE LARGEST MANAGER OF CHARITABLE ASSETS AND LEADER IN PLANNED GIVING SOLUTIONS FOR GREATER LOS ANGELES JEWISH PHILANTHROPISTS THROUGH ITS VARIOUS PROGRAMS.

Education
MA in Politics & Economics with Honors

Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of the central University and colleges. The central University is composed of academic departments and research centres, administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges are self-governing and financially independent institutions, which are related to the central University in a federal system. There are also six permanent private halls, which were founded by different Christian denominations and which still retain their Christian character.

JD, magna cum laude

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

MBA, Baker Scholar

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA in Physics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Founding Partner
2006 - Current

ICE Canyon seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted absolute returns and long-term value from specialist strategies in emerging markets (EM) and global credit investment strategies. The firm's strategies cover all sectors of the EM fixed income and global credit universe including: EM sovereign, EM local currency, EM corporate credit, EM bank loans, EM special situations, EM distressed, and other global credit opportunities. ICE Canyon's investment philosophy aligns long-term value creation in global investing to the primary forces of global economic growth, corporate earnings, and new market opportunities.ICE Canton employs an integrated, bottom-up, research-driven, value-seeking investment approach using probabilistic scenario analysis as the basis for decision-making and asset allocation. Their investment approach is designed to identify and exploit asymmetrical market opportunities in which the risk of any permanent loss of capital is well contained and the investment strategy is positively linked to significant upside catalysts. ICE Canyon's investment strategy targets core value, deep value, and event-driven investment opportunities.

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Investment Officer
2001 - Current

CCA is a multi-strategy, credit-focused, global value-oriented asset management firm that invests across a variety of asset classes, including bank debt, high yield, distressed and special situation securities, securitized assets, equities (including preferred and common stock), convertible arbitrage and risk arbitrage. They emphasizes bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and looks across the corporate capital structure, investing opportunistically across senior secured leveraged loans, high yield bonds, convertibles, equities and credit derivatives. Additionally, the firm looks beyond the traditional corporate markets to the structured finance space, where they invests in mortgage securities/derivatives, aircraft lease securitizations, CDOs/CLOs, distressed structured municipal bonds and other areas. Positions in other asset classes, such as foreign currencies and commodities, may be employed to a lesser extent as appropriate. Allocations across these asset classes will shift over time in response to evolving value propositions and risk/reward profiles.

Managing Partner
2001 - Current

Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC (“Canyon”) is the real estate direct investing arm of Canyon Partners, LLC. Canyon focuses on providing debt and equity capital for commercial real estate in primary and secondary markets across the U.S., primarily to facilitate asset acquisition, value-add repositioning, development or recapitalization.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Current

CCA is a multi-strategy, credit-focused, global value-oriented asset management firm that invests across a variety of asset classes, including bank debt, high yield, distressed and special situation securities, securitized assets, equities (including preferred and common stock), convertible arbitrage and risk arbitrage. They emphasizes bottom-up fundamental credit analysis and looks across the corporate capital structure, investing opportunistically across senior secured leveraged loans, high yield bonds, convertibles, equities and credit derivatives. Additionally, the firm looks beyond the traditional corporate markets to the structured finance space, where they invests in mortgage securities/derivatives, aircraft lease securitizations, CDOs/CLOs, distressed structured municipal bonds and other areas. Positions in other asset classes, such as foreign currencies and commodities, may be employed to a lesser extent as appropriate. Allocations across these asset classes will shift over time in response to evolving value propositions and risk/reward profiles.

Co-Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
Current

Canyon Partners LLC provides investment management services. The company was founded in 1990 by Joshua S. Friedman and Mitchell R. Julis and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Trustee
Current

Jet Propulsion Laboratory operates a national research facility. It is a federally funded research and development center. The firm specializes in robotic space and Earth science missions. The company was founded by Frank Malina, Ed Forman, and Jack Parsons on October 31, 1936 and is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
2019 - Current

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation currently makes grants in five core program areas: Higher Education and Scholarship Scholarly Communications and Information Technology Art History, Conservation, and Museums Performing Arts Conservation and the Environment Within each of its core programs, the Foundation concentrates most of its grantmaking in a few areas. Institutions and programs receiving support are often leaders in fields of Foundation activity, but they may also be promising newcomers, or in a position to demonstrate new ways of overcoming obstacles to achieve program goals. Our grantmaking philosophy is to build, strengthen and sustain institutions and their core capacities, rather than be a source for narrowly defined projects. As such, we develop thoughtful, long-term collaborations with grant recipients and invest sufficient funds for an extended period to accomplish the purpose at hand and achieve meaningful results.

Trustee
2012 - Current

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Museum Associates operates museums and organizes art exhibits. The company shares its collection through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities. Museum Associates was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2008

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

$10K - $25K
2007

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), formerly known as CaP CURE, is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research. PCF was founded in 1993 in order to discover better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer. As of 2012, PCF has raised more than $500 million for research and funded more than 1,600 research projects at nearly 200 institutions in 17 countries. In the past 2 years, 5 new drugs that extend the lives of men with metastatic prostate cancer have been approved by the FDA. PCF initiated and supported academic treatment science that fast-forwarded every one of these approvals.

Political Donations
$2,700
2017

Senator at Office of the Senator from Louisiana, John Kennedy

$2,700
2015

Policy Director at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

$33.4K
2015

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee. Reince Priebus is the current RNC Chairman.

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Canyon Value Realization Fund LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
Marshall Scholarship
Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

Speaker
Pierre Hotel-New York, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

Organizer
New York City, NY
3rd Annual Delivering Alpha Conference

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