Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC (Aristotle Credit) has eight full-time staff members. Non-investment business functions (operations, trading, sales & marketing, client service, compliance, administration, etc.) are administered by Shared Services at Aristotle Capital Management, LLC (Aristotle Capital), a separately registered investment affiliate, which has offices in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, California, enabling the investment team at Aristotle Credit to focus exclusively on research and investment activities. Shared Services is comprised of approximately 90 individuals. A brief description of each department is shown below:
Compliance and Risk Management: Aristotle Credit's Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), Andrea Denisevich, is responsible for all compliance-related operations. She is supported by Aristotle Capital's CCO, Michelle Gosom, Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Nancy Scarlett, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Richard Schweitzer. Ms. Gosom, Ms. Scarlett and Mr. Schweitzer oversee all fiduciary responsibilities for Aristotle Capital, which includes oversight of Aristotle Credit's compliance policies and procedures and risk management policies. Fairview Investment Services, LLC, which functions as a third-party compliance back office support team, assists with compliance testing, recordkeeping and reporting at the CCO's direction.
Sales and Client Service: This group oversees client service duties and relationship management functions for our clients across all channels around the globe.
Marketing Communications: Marketing Communications' responsibilities include client report production, sales materials, content management, request for proposal and database population.
Investment Operations: Investment Operations is responsible for account maintenance, reconciliation, proxy administration, corporate actions and trade settlements.
Trading: Trading executes all trade orders determined by Portfolio Managers of each independent investment affiliate, including Aristotle Credit.
Administration: These individuals are responsible for technology, business change management, business development, accounting, office management and a variety of other functions for each investment affiliate.