Charles Kobayashi

Co-Head of CLOs

Charles Kobayashi is the Co-Head of Assured Investment Management’s CLO business and the Co-CEO and CIO of BlueMountain Fuji, a CLO management platform. Previously, Mr. Kobayashi was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Indosuez Capital with responsibility for managing $2.0 billion in leveraged loan, CDO, and high yield assets. Before joining Indosuez Capital in 2001, Mr. Kobayashi managed $1.5 billion in proprietary capital of high yield bonds, leverage loans, structured notes, CDO, and distressed assets as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at ORIX USA Corp. He also worked at Bank of Tokyo Trust where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.

Mr. Kobayashi earned an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University and a B.S. in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.