- Deal Sourcing and Selectivity: Our robust deal flow allows us to avoid stretching to fill production demand or to achieve sector/name level diversification
- Integrated Deal Team: Our unique integration of legal staff within the investment team facilitates partnership with deal analysts at the onset of a deal and the incorporation of our specialized Private Credit High Yield team at early points of credit distress provides significantly lower losses
- Deal Structure First: Our disciplined investment underwriting and monitoring process does not change with market demands
|As of 12/31/18||1 Month||3 Month||YTD||1yr||3yr||5yr||10yr||Since Inception (1/01/04)|
|Gross Excess Return||-0.22||0.54||0.76||0.76||0.74||0.76||1.24||1.14|
* Bloomberg Barclays Corporate Duration-Adjusted Index
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Chris Lyons, CFA
Managing Director and Group Head, Private Credit
Years of Experience: 26
Chris Lyons is the head of the private credit group where he is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting and management of all private debt securities Voya Investment Management invests on behalf of its clients. Chris has focused exclusively on the private debt markets for the firm since 1993, originally joining the team at the analyst level. Additional related experience includes work as a commercial bank line officer, commercial bank credit officer and debt capital markets specialist with SunTrust Banks, Inc. In addition to his duties in the private debt arena, he also serves on the executive leadership team for proprietary assets and is chairman of the Voya credit committee. Chris holds a BS in industrial management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Virginia L O'Kelley, CFA
Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Private Credit
Years of Experience: 14
Virginia O'Kelley is the portfolio manager for the private credit team at Voya Investment Management. She is responsible for underwriting and managing the private investments that Voya Investment Management does on behalf of its third party clients. She has been a direct investor in the asset class since 2009 and has experience reviewing transactions across multiple sectors and geographies. Prior to joining the company she was with Wells Fargo Corporation holding various analyst positions. Virginia has a BS with honors from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, a MBA with honors from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Greg R Addicks, CFA
Senior Vice President and Team Leader, Private High Yield
Years of Experience: 22
Greg Addicks is the head of private high yield at Voya Investment Management. He has taken leadership roles in structuring, negotiating and managing restructurings in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Mexico and several other countries. This included acting as lead negotiator/chairman of official and ad hoc creditors’ committees. In previous positions at Voya, Greg focused on international private credits with a concentration in emerging markets. He invested in and managed a variety of structured and unsecured debt securities in over 20 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Prior to joining the firm, Greg worked for NationsBank (and predecessors) from 1990 to 1997, mainly in the small- and middle-market corporate banking area. Greg has a BS in business administration from the University of Georgia, an MS in finance from the Georgia State University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.