Managing Director and Head of CLO Capital Markets
Ms. Messina leads Oaktree’s CLO capital markets efforts and is a managing director for the U.S. Senior Loans strategy. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Ms. Messina was a director and senior portfolio strategist at Symphony Asset Management where she led the development and distribution of the structured credit platform both internally and externally. Prior thereto, Ms. Messina was a managing director and the Co-Head of Global Structured Credit Products at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and before that was a director at Citi for their global CLO business. In these roles, Ms. Messina oversaw primary issuance, secondary trading, and credit financing businesses in New York and London and was responsible for pitching, pricing and managing client relationships. Additional investment experience includes roles at Citi as a director in Credit Derivatives trading, Salomon Smith Barney in their Retail Credit Markets group and in retail sales within the Taxable Fixed Income department at Painewebber, Inc. Ms. Messina received a B.A. degree from Fordham University.