Mr. Rick Richert
Head of U.S. Par Loans, Sound Point Capital
Mr. Richert joined Sound Point in 2011 and is currently Head of U.S. Par Loans and a Portfolio Manager on the Par Loan platform, overseeing all U.S. CLOs and floating rate vehicles at the firm.
Additionally, Mr. Richert serves on the firm’s Management Committee and is a member on most risk, investment, and valuation committees at the firm.
Prior to joining Sound Point, Mr. Richert was a Principal in the CLO group at American Capital (“ACAS”), having helped launch their CLO group in early 2006.
Prior to ACAS, Mr. Richert was a Senior Credit Analyst at Sanno Point Capital Management, a credit-focused hedge fund, where he served as a generalist investing in bank loans, high-yield bonds and CDS. Previously, he was a Director in the Bank Loan Unit at MetLife, where he worked for 10 years. At MetLife, Mr. Richert helped grow the bank loan asset class to over $3.0 billion and directly covered several industry sectors.
Mr. Richert earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Southern College and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Michigan. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).