September 25, 2016 3:34 PM ET

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Company Overview of The TCW Group, Inc.

Company Overview

The TCW Group, Inc. is a privately owned investment manager. It provides its services to corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations, as well as financial advisors and high net worth individuals. The firm manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. It also launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds. The firm invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The TCW Group, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.

865 South Figueroa Street

Suite 1800

Los Angeles, CA 90017

United States

Founded in 1971



Key Executives for The TCW Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director
Age: 57
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 52
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Member of Enterprise Risk Management Committee
Age: 53
Managing Director and Director of Information Technology
Managing Director and Head of Client Services Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The TCW Group, Inc. Key Developments

The TCW Group Appoints Steven Purdy as Managing Director and Special Situations Analyst in Fixed Income Credit Research Group

The TCW Group announced that Steven Purdy has joined the firm as Managing Director and Special Situations Analyst in company's fixed income credit research group. In this role, he will be responsible for analyzing and identifying credit opportunities with companies in stressed and distressed situations. He is based in company’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Jamie Farnham, Director of Credit Research, who co-leads company’s U.S. credit team with Jerry Cudzil, Head of U.S. Credit Trading. Purdy joins the company from TPG Capital in London, where he was a managing director responsible for sourcing and executing opportunistic credit investments in special situations. Prior to TPG, he was a managing director at Goldman Sachs in both London and New York where he held various leadership roles in distressed debt investing businesses.

The TCW Group Announces Executive Appointments

The TCW Group announced that it has made two senior-level hires which further strengthen the firm’s legal and compliance areas. Frank Gioia has joined TCW’s Compliance department as a Senior Vice President and Head of Investment Control. He will lead the firm’s guideline monitoring efforts and work closely with operations, information technology, the trading desks and client services. He is based in TCW’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Jeff Engelsman, Global Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to TCW, Gioia was the Compliance Product Manager for Charles River Development, a premier provider of automated systems for front- and middle-office investment management functions. Dipo Ashiru has joined TCW as a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel. He brings significant alternatives experience to TCW, and will also be responsible for a wide range of legal matters. He is based in New York City and reports to Meredith Jackson, TCW’s General Counsel. He joins TCW from KKR, where he served as an adviser and senior counsel to the firm’s diversified private equity, credit and hedge funds platform.

Jeff Nuruki Joins TCW as Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets

The TCW Group, Inc. announced that Jeff Nuruki, CFA, has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President for the Emerging Markets team. In this role, he is responsible for credit research in the oil and gas and consumer sectors. He is based in TCW’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Javier Segovia, head of Emerging Markets Corporate Credit Research. Nuruki has nearly 20 years of experience as an emerging markets credit analyst, corporate valuation analyst and management consultant. Prior to joining TCW, he was a senior credit analyst at Western Asset Management Company (WAMCO), where he helped develop the firm’s emerging markets corporate credit business. Prior to WAMCO, he held various senior-level research and consulting positions with Standard & Poor’s, BearingPoint and KPMG.

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