Infrastructure Income Fund Management Team
Andrew Hsu, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Global Infrastructure Investments
Mr. Hsu has been a member of the investment team at DoubleLine since its inception in 2009. He is currently a Global Infrastructure Investments portfolio manager. Prior to that, he was responsible for analysis and trading of structured products where his focus includes Residential MBS and ABS transactions. His responsibilities have also included structuring and negotiating terms on new issue transactions and forming strategic partnerships with issuing entities in order to participate in key transactions. Within the ABS sector, he has been involved in transactions involving Aircraft securitizations, franchise royalties, student loans and small business loans. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Hsu joined TCW in 2002 where he was focused on credit analysis for structured product securities and co-managed two structured product funds focusing on debt and equity investments. During this time, Mr. Hsu was actively involved with portfolio management decisions and investment analysis, including reverse engineering complex CDO/CLO structures. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Hsu worked at InteCap as a consultant focusing on the valuation of intangible assets. Mr. Hsu obtained a BS in Finance from the University of Southern California and is a CFA charterholder.
Damien Contes, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Global Infrastructure Investments
Mr. Contes joined the investment team at DoubleLine in 2013. He is currently a Global Infrastructure Investments portfolio manager. Previously, his responsibilities included coverage of the following infrastructure sectors for the Emerging Markets Fixed Income group: transportation, oil & gas, petrochemical, health care & education. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Contes spent six years with ICE Canyon, LLC where he served as a Corporate Research Analyst. At ICE Canyon, his credit work contributed to the investment management of the firm’s three types of Emerging Markets and global vehicles: hedge fund (absolute return), index products (relative value) and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). His investment experience includes a variety of instruments, such as global leveraged loans, high yield bonds, distressed opportunities, credit default swaps, structured products and privately negotiated custom credit instruments. Before ICE Canyon, he was a Senior Bank Debt Specialist with Canyon Capital Advisors, where he was responsible for the settlement of foreign and distressed bank debt transactions and he was a Senior Fund Accountant with Mellon Financial Corporation, overseeing Emerging Markets Real Estate funds and Oil & Gas Debt and Royalty funds. Mr. Contes received his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting & Finance, from the College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a CFA charterholder.