20+ Years of Global CLO Investment & Credit Experience You Can Count On
Before establishing CLO Research Group, Poh-Heng was employed at The Blackstone Group from July 2008 to March 2019. In this capacity, he served as a portfolio manager (of SMAs–AAA/AA as well as CLO Equity Investment) and the principal trader of global CLO securities (predominantly CLO BB/Equity) across numerous credit funds. He was an active member of the Global Structured Credit Investment Committee. Furthermore, Poh-Heng played a crucial role in analysing U.S. and European CLOs, which included conducting due diligence on CLO managers and scrutinising underlying portfolios and CLO structures.
Prior to joining the Blackstone Group in 2008, Poh-Heng worked at Washington Square Investment Management a specialist structured credit investment manager in London where he was part of the team managing a CLO vehicle listed on the London Stock Exchange. He was also part of the team that created an in-house Monte Carlo simulation model for the analysis of CLO investments.
Earlier in his career, he worked at DBS Bank, S&P, IDEAglobal and IBJ focusing on fixed income, loans and structured credit products.
Poh-Heng received his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Financial Analysis from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He was awarded the Ernst & Young Gold medal for Derivatives Securities Analysis and is a CFA Charterholder.