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Seix Investment Advisors LLC Hires Senior Investment Manager of Leveraged Finance

  Seix Investment Advisors LLC Hires Senior Investment Manager of Leveraged                                    Finance  PR Newswire  UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., March 24, 2014  UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seix Investment Advisors LLC, a subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., is pleased to announce the hiring of Sarita Narson Jairathas Managing Director and Senior Investment Manager of Leveraged Finance.  In this capacity, Jairath will play a key role in enhancing client service for Seix's growing institutional client base on its Leveraged Finance platform, and in driving continued assets under management (AUM) growth in that platform. Her three broad areas of responsibility include senior relationship management for institutional clients on the Leveraged Finance platform, product development and positioning within that platform and serving as a technical investment management advocate for Seix investment management capabilities to the North American institutional consultant community.  "As RidgeWorth continues to evolve and expand, adding the right talent is a top priority," said Ashi S. Parikh, RidgeWorth Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. "We are excited for Sarita to join the team – she brings the energy and experience to our firm that is critical in today's marketplace."  Jairath joins Seix after spending more than three years at J.P. Morgan, most recently serving as an Executive Director and credit product specialist within their Manager Selection team in Asset Management Solutions. There, she directed all investment management due diligence conducted on credit managers on their $200+ billion platform, to include managers in asset classes such as high yield, leveraged loans, liquid alternatives, absolute return, municipals and preferreds. She also served as a key marketing resource for J.P. Morgan Private Bank's multi-manager credit strategies, where she helped raise almost $20 billion in AUM over the last three years, primarily from endowments, foundations and private banking clientele of J.P. Morgan. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Jairath spent seven years with Goldman Sachs as a Vice President and Fixed Income Sales Trader, and was affiliated with Neuberger Berman Inc.  "I have had the pleasure of interacting with Sarita during the last two years, and I can therefore attest to her strong technical investment knowledge," said Patrick Mc Nelis, Managing Director, Head of Global Distribution & Client Service of Seix. "Given Sarita's strong relationships, she will be a great asset to Seix and RidgeWorth as we move into the future."  Jairath earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance and Marketing from Emory University.  About Seix Investment Advisors LLC Seix Investment Advisors LLC is a $26.6 billionfixed income asset management firm, as of December 31, 2013, whose product offerings span the broad investment grade, leveraged loan and high yield markets. The firm provides investment management services to a diversified client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, insurance companies, labor unions, registered mutual funds, unregistered private funds and offshore funds. Seix is a registered investment adviser with the SEC and is an independently managed and autonomous subsidiary of RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc.  About RidgeWorth Investments RidgeWorth Investments serves as a holding company that owns interests in six investment boutiques with approximately $50.3 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2013. RidgeWorth's investment boutiques manage a wide variety of investment disciplines across the fixed income, equity, and liquidity management asset classes. Our boutiques provide investment management services to a growing client base that includes endowments, foundations, corporations, healthcare organizations, municipalities, public funds, associations, insurance companies, labor unions and high net worth individuals. In addition, RidgeWorth serves as the investment adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds mutual fund family. RidgeWorth Investments is a trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC headquartered in Atlanta. For more information about RidgeWorth, visit www.ridgeworth.com.  © 2014 Seix Investment Advisors LLC is a registered investment adviser with the SEC and member of the RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc. network of investment firms.  © 2014 RidgeWorth Investments. RidgeWorth Investments is the trade name for RidgeWorth Capital Management, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC and the adviser to the RidgeWorth Funds. RidgeWorth Funds are distributed by RidgeWorth Distributors LLC, which is not affiliated with the adviser. Collective Strength Individual Insight is a federally registered service mark of RidgeWorth Investments.  SOURCE Seix Investment Advisors LLC  Website: http://www.seixadvisors.com Contact: RidgeWorth Investments, Ian Bachrach, 404-845-7589, SunStar Strategic, Hibre Teklemariam, 703-299-8390