Patrick Adelsbach

Head of Credit Strategies

Patrick has over 19 years of financial markets experience including 16 years focused on manager research and investment management. He is the Head of Credit Strategies and is responsible for the sourcing, strategy research, and risk management of client investments in private and public credit as well as event driven funds. Prior to Aksia, Patrick oversaw all event driven investments and was a member of the Hedge Fund Investment Group Investment Committee at Credit Suisse.

Patrick started his career at Capital One Financial Corporation where he focused on consumer credit products, later joining a small team to identify credit-focused joint ventures between Capital One and Nedcor, one of South Africa’s largest commercial and investment banks.

In 2000, he joined the fund of hedge funds investment management group at Credit Suisse, where he became a generalist for manager research and selection. In 2003, concurrent with the formation of the Hedge Fund Investment Group, he was promoted to manage the group’s investments in the event driven and fixed income emerging markets sectors. He remained Head of Event Driven investments when the firm combined the investment activities of the Alternative Capital Division and Private Bank in January 2006.

Patrick graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 with a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School and a B.A.S. in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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