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Infrastructure Experience
DoubleLine currently manages over $1 Billion1 in infrastructure-related bonds across multiple investment strategies.

  • Investment Committee has over 17 years industry experience
  • Team has access to DoubleLine’s entire research platform

Jeffrey Gundlach, Infrastructure Committee Member
Luz Padilla, Infrastructure Committee Member
Damien Contes, CFA, Global Infrastructure Investments
Andrew Hsu, CFA, Global Infrastructure Investments

Jeffrey Gundlach Infrastructure Committee Member

Jeffrey GundlachJeffrey Gundlach

Jeffrey Gundlach is the Chief Executive Officer of DoubleLine. He is recognized as an expert1 in bonds and other debt-related investments. In 2011, he appeared on the cover of Barron's as "The New Bond King".  In 2012, Bloomberg Markets magazine named him one of the "50 Most Influential". In 2013, Mr. Gundlach was named "Money Manager of the Year" by Institutional Investor. In 2015, Bloomberg Markets magazine again named him one of the "50 Most Influential". Mr. Gundlach is a graduate of Dartmouth College, summa cum laude, with degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy.

  1. Money News on May 26, 2011: Headline of the story: Bond Expert Gundlach: Housing Collapse to Spark Second Financial Meltdown. Morningstar on January 5, 2012: "...Jeffrey Gundlach, a high-profile fixed-income expert...”


  1. As of January 31, 2015, infrastructure related assets were oil & gas, mining, power, roads, railroads, ports, and airport bonds. DoubleLine Global Infrastructure Debt Strategy is new and therefore does not have past performance. Subject to change without notice.

Luz Padilla Infrastructure Committee Member

Luz PadillaLuz Padilla

Ms. Padilla joined DoubleLine in 2009 as the Director of the Emerging Markets Group and is the lead Portfolio Manager. Prior to DoubleLine, she was a Managing Director at TCW. She began working at TCW in 1994, where she had served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility with the group, including Credit Analyst, Director of Research, Co-Portfolio Manager since December 2001, and lead Portfolio Manager since October 2006. She was involved in all aspects of building and managing TCW's Emerging Markets Fixed Income business including credit, securitization, trading and marketing. Ms. Padilla attended University of California at Berkeley as a fellow of the Robert A. Toigo Foundation and graduated with an MBA in 1994. Ms. Padilla received her BA in Economics in 1989 from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.


  1. As of January 31, 2015, infrastructure related assets were oil & gas, mining, power, roads, railroads, ports, and airport bonds. DoubleLine Global Infrastructure Debt Strategy is new and therefore does not have past performance. Subject to change without notice.

Damien Contes CFA, Global Infrastructure Investments

Damien ContesDamien Contes

Mr. Contes joined the investment team at DoubleLine in 2013. He is currently part of the Global Infrastructure Investments portfolio management team. Previously, his responsibilities included coverage of the following infrastructure sectors for the Emerging Markets Fixed Income group: transportation, oil & gas, petrochemical, health care & education. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Contes spent six years with ICE Canyon, LLC where he served as a Corporate Research Analyst. At ICE Canyon, his credit work contributed to the investment management of the firm's three types of Emerging Markets and global vehicles: hedge fund (absolute return), index products (relative value) and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). His investment experience includes a variety of instruments, such as global leveraged loans, high yield bonds, distressed opportunities, credit default swaps, structured products and privately negotiated custom credit instruments. Before ICE Canyon, he was a Senior Bank Debt Specialist with Canyon Capital Advisors, where he was responsible for the settlement of foreign and distressed bank debt transactions and he was a Senior Fund Accountant with Mellon Financial Corporation, overseeing Emerging Markets Real Estate funds and Oil & Gas Debt and Royalty funds. Mr. Contes received his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting & Finance, from the College of Charleston, in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a CFA charterholder.


  1. As of January 31, 2015, infrastructure related assets were oil & gas, mining, power, roads, railroads, ports, and airport bonds. DoubleLine Global Infrastructure Debt Strategy is new and therefore does not have past performance. Subject to change without notice.

Andrew Hsu CFA, Global Infrastructure Investments

Andrew HsuAndrew Hsu

Mr. Hsu has been a member of the investment team at DoubleLine since its inception in 2009. He is currently part of the Global Infrastructure Investments portfolio management team. Prior to that, he was responsible for analysis and trading of structured products where his focus includes Residential MBS and ABS transactions. His responsibilities have also included structuring and negotiating terms on new issue transactions and forming strategic partnerships with issuing entities in order to participate in key transactions. Within the ABS sector, he has been involved in transactions involving Aircraft securitizations, franchise royalties, student loans and small business loans. Prior to DoubleLine, Mr. Hsu joined TCW in 2002 where he was focused on credit analysis for structured product securities and co-managed two structured product funds focusing on debt and equity investments. During this time, Mr. Hsu was actively involved with portfolio management decisions and investment analysis, including reverse engineering complex CDO/CLO structures. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Hsu worked at InteCap as a consultant focusing on the valuation of intangible assets. Mr. Hsu obtained a BS in Finance from the University of Southern California and is a CFA charterholder.


  1. As of January 31, 2015, infrastructure related assets were oil & gas, mining, power, roads, railroads, ports, and airport bonds. DoubleLine Global Infrastructure Debt Strategy is new and therefore does not have past performance. Subject to change without notice.
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