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For more information on speaking opportunities at PartnerConnect 2013 contact Mark Cecil:
Tel: +1-617-856-1871 | Email: mark.cecil@thomsonreuters.com

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Tim Jackson   |  Brett Jefferson

Tim Jackson, Partner, Gapstow Partners

Tim Jackson is the Gapstow partner responsible for manager research and portfolio construction. He is also the co-portfolio manager on several of the Gapstow funds.

Gapstow is a multi-manager alternative investment firm focused on compelling opportunities in the global credit markets. For Gapstow, “Credit” is purposely defined in a broad manner to include not only traditional corporate credit, but also many specialized and non-traditional credit sub-strategies, such as structured credit, mortgage securities, whole loans, real estate debt, and bank hybrid investments. Prior to joining Gapstow, Mr. Jackson was a Principal at Barclays Global Investors, where he was responsible for the management of a $400 million hedge fund-of-funds portfolio. Previously, he had been a Partner at Rocaton Investment Advisors, where he co-led the firm’s alternative research department, which designed and managed over $15 billion of institutional alternative asset portfolios. He began his finance career at the Northern Trust Company after serving as a Merchant Marine Officer and Lieutenant in the United States Navy, Reserve. Tim holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, a B.S. in Nautical Science from Maine Maritime Academy, and an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut

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Brett Jefferson, President & CIO, Hildene Capital Management

Brett Jefferson founded Hildene Capital Management in December 2007 in order to capitalize on opportunities in distressed structured credit. He oversees all firm investment decisions and strategies. Mr. Jefferson has 15 years of experience in the structured finance market and five years of experience in the option arbitrage industry. He takes an active role in modeling, structuring and reverse engineering transactions, as well as pricing, trading and evaluating secondary positions. Prior to founding Hildene, from 2002-2006, he was a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at Marathon Asset Management, where he was responsible for CDO, CBO, and CLO structured credit investments in the Marathon Structured Finance Fund. In addition to investment decisions, he served as the resident expert in the structuring of CDOs, CBOs, and CLOs. Mr. Jefferson previously worked as an investment banker in the Structured Credit Products groups at Salomon Smith Barney and Chase Securities. He earned his B.A. from Syracuse University and his Masters of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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