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Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United States

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).


02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

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.

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Aristotle Credit is part of the Aristotle family of affiliates. The family of affiliates is comprised of four separately registered investment advisors: Aristotle Credit, Aristotle Capital, Aristotle Boston and Aristotle Atlantic. Each individual affiliate is responsible for its own everyday investment decisions, including their RI activities and the process surrounding them.

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income >50% 100 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

Aristotle Credit is focused exclusively on managing active, corporate credit fixed income strategies. Approximately 75% of the firm's assets are managed in the firm's High Yield Bond strategy, with the remaining 13% in the Investment Grade Corporate Bond strategy, 11% in the Short Duration High Yield Bond strategy and 1% in the Strategic Credit strategy.

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

100 Developed Markets
0 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]