Mr. Contes joined DoubleLine in 2013. He is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Infrastructure Investments team. Previously, Mr. Contes’ responsibilities included coverage of the following infrastructure sectors for the Emerging Markets Fixed Income group: transportation, oil & gas, petrochemical. Prior to DoubleLine, he 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). Mr. Contes’ 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. Previous to 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. Prior to that, 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 holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting & Finance from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. He is a CFA® charterholder.