Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager
Mr. Connor is a managing director and co-portfolio manager of Oaktree’s Infrastructure Investing strategy, specializing in the transportation sector. He joined Oaktree in 2017 after having served as a strategic advisor to the firm’s Infrastructure Investing team since September 2015. For over 20 years, Mr. Connor has been an investor, key strategic advisor, lender, and an investment banker to many transportation companies around the world. Prior to joining Oaktree, he founded Connor Capital SB, an investment firm that focuses on equity investments in transportation companies. Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Connor was a managing director and the co-head of the Industrials Banking Group at Barclays, a member of the Barclays Investment Banking Operating Committee, and Global Head of Transportation Banking, which became a top-three global franchise under his leadership. He joined Barclays in 2011 from Morgan Stanley, where he spent 15 years and was the global co-head of the Morgan Stanley Transportation & Infrastructure Group, a member of the Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Management Committee, and on the Board of Trustees for the Morgan Stanley Foundation (Finance/Investment Committee). Mr. Connor currently serves on the boards of directors of Frontier Airlines and Copa Holdings (NYSE: CPA). He received a B.A. degree in economics from Williams College.