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Brad Beman

Brad Beman, CFA*
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer - Credit and Direct Lending

Mr. Beman co-founded Tortoise Credit, an investment firm focused on fixed income-related credit, in 2015. He serves as Tortoise Credit's chief investment officer - credit and direct lending, and as a member of the investment policy and strategy committee.

Mr. Beman has nearly three decades of fixed income investment experience, including a 28-year career at AEGON USA Investment Management LLC. He held several key positions at AEGON, most recently serving as the firm’s global chief investment officer/director of high yield. He also was a member of a global asset management board and led a team of approximately 100 investment professionals, overseeing more than $200 billion invested in domestic and global taxable fixed income, asset allocation, alternatives and derivatives, with a specific focus in the U.S. and European regions. Mr. Beman was also involved in the build-out and growth of a third-party retail and institutional taxable fixed income and asset allocation business. His prior positions with AEGON included director of public fixed income and director of public credit research.

A recognized expert in high yield fixed-income and leveraged finance strategies, Mr. Beman has spoken for The Financial Investigator Seminar and The Money Management Institute. He was part of a select group of high yield managers asked to participate in Morgan Stanley’s biannual leveraged finance roundtable.

Mr. Beman earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa. He passed the Certified Public Accountant exam and is a CFA® charterholder.

*Equity owner in Tortoise
 

Firm Overview (At 4/30/2018)

    • Assets
      Approximately $19.6 billion under management 
    • Founded
      2002
    • Employees
      156
    • Locations

      Leawood, KS
      New York, NY
      Los Angeles, CA
      Wilton, CT
      Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

 

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