Speaker Bios

Julio Herrera

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Oaktree

Mr. Herrera serves as the portfolio manager of Oaktree’s Emerging Markets Opportunities and Emerging Markets Debt Total Return Strategies. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2012, Mr. Herrera was the President of Fintech Advisory, Inc., a large family office specializing in distressed assets in emerging markets.

During his fifteen-year tenure at Fintech, Mr. Herrera played a leading role in many of the largest debt restructurings in the emerging markets, particularly in Latin America, Asia, and the Former Soviet Union. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Herrera was Senior Vice President and Head of Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed Income Research with Lehman Brothers Inc., where he was responsible for asset recoveries and restructurings for a portfolio of Latin American distressed assets. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Herrera was Vice President at ING Capital Holdings Inc., where he worked on the proprietary trading of distressed and special situations in the emerging markets.

Before joining ING, he spent five years as an investment analyst and portfolio manager at RRH Capital Management. Mr. Herrera holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles