Mr. Kraus is a managing director and portfolio manager in the New York office. His responsibilities include sourcing, underwriting and managing opportunistic specialty finance investments in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2010, he was a managing director at Barclays Capital, where he oversaw trading and structuring for structured credit products. Mr. Kraus was previously with Credit Suisse First Boston, focusing on structured products, mortgage-backed securities and loan funds. He has 28 years of investment experience and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Learn how to navigate the shifting dynamics in banking and private credit from a panel discussion at our recent Alternatives Investor Conference.
As banks pull back from many types of lending, demand for capital is outpacing supply, providing the best potential opportunities in private credit since the GFC.As banks pull back from many types of lending, demand for capital is outpacing supply, providing the best potential opportunities in private credit since the GFC.
Learn about the factors that are creating unique entry points in specialty finance, and why PIMCO experts believe there are attractive risk-adjusted returns and greater scale than ever before.
A liquidity gap is growing as banks curtail specialty lending, providing specialty finance investors opportunities for potential better risk-adjusted returns than we’ve seen since the GFC.
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