New York-based structured credit specialist 400 Capital Management has added a chief financial officer and an investor relations specialist.
John Bateman, who joins 400CM as CFO, was previously chief operating officer and CFO for tech, media and telecom; investment banking; precious metals trading; and emerging markets fiexd-income trading at Credit Suisse.
Tami Witham, who joins as a director with responsibility for managing current and prospective client relationships, was a family investment officer for GenSpring Family Offices in New York. Prior to that, she served as a fixed-income client portfolio manager with Goldman Sachs Asset Management and as a fixed-income account manager with Pacific Investment Management Company. Witham began her career selling mortgage- and asset-backed securities for Banc of America Securities.
“The opportunity set for 400CM remains very attractive and we are committed to an ongoing best-in-class investment in the firm's capabilities,” said Chris Hentemann, managing partner and chief investment officer, in a statement.
Hentemann, a 23-year securitized credit market veteran, established 400CM in October, 2008. The firm, which now manages $800 million, actively invests in the credit markets, focusing specifically on residential and commercial mortage- and consumer asset-backed securities.