Fritz Thomas has joined Oak Hill Advisors in New York as a managing director, where he will help lead the firm's business development and client coverage activities.
Thomas will also play a role in the development of the firm's structured product investment activities.
He was most recently a managing director at Deutsche Bank and head of global distribution for CDOs and other alternative investment products.
Until his return to New York from London in June 2008, his duties also included management of the bank's European CDO platform.
Previously, Thomas worked at Bankers Trust Company where he structured and syndicated corporate loans, and at Chemical Bank in corporate banking.
Oak Hill Advisors is a specialty investment management firm with two decades of experience in the below investment grade credit markets.
Specialising in leveraged loans, high yield bonds, distressed securities and selected equity opportunities, the firm focuses its investments in North American and European markets.
Oak Hill Advisors manages USD11bn of capital under management from pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, foundations and endowments.