Simon Gold

Co-Head Structured Credit

simon.gold@ispgroup.com

Phone +41 43 499 14 10


Simon joins ISP with 16 years of experience in trading European CLOs. He most recently ran the Bank of America’s European CLO/CDO trading business, a role which he began in 2013 and held until 2019. In this role he led one of Europe’s largest trading operations and was considered a top tier market maker for both debt and equity products in European CLOs. He is well regarded by both investors and sell-side participants and is invited regularly to speak at panels and conferences. Prior to this role at Bank of America, Simon led the CLO brokerage business at Cantor in London from 2012 to 2013 and had a similar position at Stormharbour from 2008 to 2012. Simon began his career at Bear Stearns in 2003 on the European ABS/CLO trading desk, where he reverse-engineered and produced some of the first full cash-flow models for CDOs. At that time, he was considered to as one of the top 3 market makers in European CLO/CDO equity and mezz. Simon holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Manchester and a Masters degree in International Economics (econometrics) from the University of Birmingham, from where he graduated with merit.

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