Donald E. Morgan

Founding/Managing Partner, Brigade Capital Management, LLC

Don Morgan is the Founder and Managing Partner of Brigade Capital Management, LLC, an asset management firm specializing in high yield and distressed debt investing. Prior to forming Brigade, Mr. Morgan was a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Fixed Income at MacKay Shields LLC, overseeing the firmís High Yield Division from 2000 Ė 2006. During his leadership, Mr. Morgan grew the firmís high yield assets from $7B to $16B, also raising a $750MM long/short fund. MacKayís high yield products ranked in the top 5% of their peer groups. Mr. Morgan joined MacKay in 1997 and co-managed its high yield funds until 2000, when he became the Lead Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining MacKay Shields, Mr. Morgan was a High Yield Analyst at Fidelity Management and Research Company. Mr. Morgan sits on the board of NII Holdings, a mobile services provider in Latin America and South America. He is a graduate of New York University (BS Finance, magna cum laude) and is a CFA charterholder.

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