David Martin

Managing Director / Co-head
ORIX Proprietary Investing
Telephone: 214.237.2128

Mr. Martin is a Managing Director of ORIX Corporate Capital, where he co-manages a $1 billion portfolio consisting of non-investment grade bank loans and bonds, convertible bonds, asset backed securities, and preferred and common equities.

Prior to joining ORIX, Mr. Martin was a Senior VP at Imperial Capital, LLC in Los Angeles, CA, from November 2008 through 2009 where he was the Head of Loan Trading Desk Analytics. Mr. Martin’s primary responsibility was analyzing and making recommendations on loans.

Prior to that, Mr. Martin was a Portfolio Manager at Highland Capital Management, L.P. While at Highland, Mr. Martin managed a multi-billion dollar portfolio consisting primarily of leveraged loans and high yield securities in the Telecom, Cable, and Media industries. Mr. Martin joined Highland in 2005 as a Senior Portfolio Analyst covering the Telecom and Aerospace & Defense industries.

Before joining Highland, Mr. Martin was a Vice President at Newcastle Partners, a Dallas based hedge fund that managed $600MM of investments. Prior to Newcastle, Mr. Martin worked at Imperial Capital, LLC in the investment banking group and on the trading desk as a distressed debt analyst.

Mr. Martin has over twelve years of relevant experience and holds both an MBA and MPA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas (1998) and a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University (1994).

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