Global Co-Portfolio Manager and Head of Global ex-North America
Mr. Urquidi, Global Co-Portfolio Manager and Head of Global ex-North America for the Global Opportunities strategy, leads all of the group’s investment activities outside of North America. Mr. Urquidi joined Oaktree’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 and grow 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.