The TCW Group has appointed William Lloyd and Joseph Quinn to the firm’s alternatives team, as Managing Director and Head of Alternatives Marketing, and Senior Vice President of Alternatives Marketing, respectively.
Both are based in TCW’s New York office and are focused on further strengthening the distribution of TCW’s alternative products to investors.
“Alternative investment products are an increasingly important area of focus for investors, and TCW continues to expand our offering to meet the evolving needs of clients,” says Jess Ravich, Head of Alternative Products. “The addition of Will and Joe to the team, with their decades of experience in this area, underscores our continuing commitment to grow our alternatives platform.”
Lloyd has more than 25 years of experience in financial markets. He joins TCW from VelocityShares, where he spent the last five years building the exchange-traded products company. Prior to VelocityShares, Lloyd was a portfolio strategist in the research department at Bridgewater Associates, where he worked with institutional investors on the structuring of portfolios and investment strategies. Prior to joining Bridgewater, Lloyd was a Managing Director in research at Barclays Capital in London, where he had global responsibility for portfolio strategies, index products and securitisation research. He was also a founding board member of iBoxx plc, Barclay’s inflation-linked bond business. Mr. Lloyd also serves on the board of The Susan Fund, a charitable organisation granting scholarships to cancer survivors. He received a BA from Union College and an MBA from Columbia University.
Quinn has more than 20 years of experience marketing hedge funds to institutional investors. Prior to joining TCW, he was Head of Marketing at asset management firm Marinus Capital Advisors. Before Marinus, Mr. Quinn spent 17 years at Bridgewater Associates, where he marketed Pure Alpha and All-Weather strategies to institutional investors. He holds a BA and an MSF from Boston College.