Founded in 2016, CBAM Partners is an alternative investment management firm and SEC-registered investment adviser with over $14 billion of AUM across the U.S. and Europe, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Greenwich, and Charleston.
CBAM pursues opportunities across the corporate credit spectrum for institutional and high-net-worth clients. The firm invests throughout the capital structure, from senior secured debt to common equity, across multiple platforms. With its capital market capabilities, CBAM can provide financing solutions to its clients efficiently and quickly.
Our founders, Don Young, Mike Damaso and Jay Garrett, have almost 70 years of credit investing experience through multiple credit cycles. In CBAM, they have built an asset manager using best practices and best ideas from their previous firms and have created an environment in which there is a passion for investing. The culture is collaborative, collegial, and inclusive: everyone has a voice. Most employees own equity in the firm, further encouraging focus, efficiency, and sound decision-making.
CBAM employs more than 30 investment professionals who provide in-depth research on the nearly 500 names that reside across its portfolios and are responsible for executing billions of dollars in transactions every year.
CBAM is majority-owned by Eldridge, a diversified holding company with interests in insurance, asset management, technology, real estate, sports & media, and consumer.