Jon R. Brager, CFAﾠ
Managing Director/Portfolio Manager
Jon is a Senior Credit Analyst and Portfolio Manager with key responsibilities for the firm’s long/short and corporate credit strategies. In his role, Jon conducts fundamental credit research, generates investment ideas and assists in the portfolio management of opportunistic credit products.
Jon has 12 years of professional experience, including 8 years in the global credit markets spanning analyst, trading and portfolio management roles. Prior to joining Palmer Square, Jon was a Senior Analyst at Hermes Investment Management, a London-based asset manager. At Hermes, Jon’s focus was credit research coverage of the auto, basic material, and industrial sectors. Before that, Jon was a portfolio manager for a multi-strategy credit fund at BCM & Partners, LLP, having spent several years before that as a credit analyst at BCM and LNG Capital, LLP. Jon started his career as a systems engineer at Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control in Dallas.
Jon earned an MBA from London Business School, a Master’s degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University as well as Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Management Science. He is also a CFA ® charterholder.