Sound Point Capital Management, an alternative asset management firm with approximately USD21 billion of assets under management, has appointed Francis McCullough as Global Head of CLO Capital Markets and Structuring.McCullough joins Sound Point from Deutsche Bank, where he spent the past 16 years, most recently as Managing Director and Global Head of New Issue CLOs. While at Deutsche Bank, McCullough worked in both New York and London and was responsible for originating, structuring and syndicating collateralised loan obligations. He brings a wealth of experience in corporate debt securitisation and managing complex multi-party transactions.
“We are delighted to welcome Francis to our team,” says Stephen Ketchum, Founder and Managing Partner of Sound Point. “Several of us have known Francis for years and worked with him in his capacity as Head of Deutsche Bank’s CLO group. His deep experience in the CLO market aligns perfectly with the continued expansion of our platform.”
McCullough adds: “Sound Point’s culture and its impressive position in the CLO market, with USD15 billion across 25 CLOs in both the US and Europe, made this an easy choice. I look forward to working with Steve and the entire team to help build on the firm’s success.”
McCullough earned a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. He also holds a Master’s degree from London Business School.