David Buzen

CEO/Chief Investment Officer

David Buzen is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Assured Investment Management LLC (formerly BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC) and Chief Investment Officer and Head of Asset Management of Assured Guaranty. Previously, Mr. Buzen served as Deputy Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of BlueMountain. Prior to that, he was the Senior Managing Director and head of Assured Guaranty’s Alternative Investments group, and spearheaded the entry of Assured Guaranty into the asset management business.

Mr. Buzen joined Assured Guaranty in 2016 after the acquisition of CIFG Holding Inc., where he was President and CEO.  Prior to his years at CIFG, Mr. Buzen was Chief Financial Officer of Churchill Financial, a commercial finance and asset management company after heading DEPFA Banks municipal reinvestment and U.S. financial guarantee businesses.  Earlier, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of ACE Financial Solutions, an operating division of ACE Limited. Before that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Capital Re Corporation, a company that was acquired by ACE Limited in 1999 and which owned the company now known as Assured Guaranty Corp. until Assured Guaranty’s 2004 IPO.  He began his career in the financial guaranty industry at Ambac Financial Group.

Mr. Buzen has an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a B.S. in Finance and Economics from the University at Albany.