Managing Director and Portfolio Manager
Mr. Urquidi is a portfolio manager for Oaktree’s Global Opportunities strategy for which he leads all of the group’s investment activities outside of North America. Mr. Urquidi joined the firm’s London office in 2005 and subsequently built, led and managed the European and Asian Opportunities teams from there before relocating to Hong Kong in 2019 to also help develop the firm’s investment activities in the region. During his tenure at Oaktree, he has also served on various boards including Eolia Renovables and TI Automotive. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2005, Mr. Urquidi spent ten years at Morgan Stanley & Co., where from 2001 to 2004 he built, led and managed Morgan Stanley’s European Special Situations Group in London as well as served as overall risk manager for the firm’s European high yield, bank debt and distressed debt businesses. Between 1994 and 2001, he worked in New York and Hong Kong as a trader in Morgan Stanley’s Global High Yield group, including roles as Head of Emerging Market Corporate Trading and senior high yield trader. Mr. Urquidi graduated with an A.B. degree in economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia Business School.