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Michael Barnett

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  • Director of Research - U.S. Corporate Credit
  • Executive Managing Director

Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett is an Executive Managing Director and Director of Research for U.S. Corporate Credit at Sculptor Capital. Mr. Barnett is responsible for sourcing, diligencing and managing stressed and distressed credit investments for the Firm’s Opportunistic Credit strategy. These investments are made in a wide variety of sectors and include corporate, municipal and sovereign opportunities.

Prior to joining Sculptor Capital in 2010, Mr. Barnett was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Analyst at Marathon Asset Management. Mr. Barnett began his career at J.P. Morgan Securities as a Proprietary Trader.

Mr. Barnett holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wesleyan University. He is on the Board of Directors of Urban Pathways, a not-for-profit social service and supportive housing organization serving homeless adults in the New York Metropolitan area, and on the Board of Directors of 24 Hour Fitness.