Steve Shenfeld is President of MidOcean Credit Partners and responsible for the strategic development activities of the Firm. Steve is Chairman of the Management Committee, Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Investment Committee.

Steve has 33 years of experience both investing in credit markets and financing non-investment grade companies. Prior to joining MidOcean Credit Partners at its inception in 2009, Mr. Shenfeld was a General Partner and Founder of a private equity fund (MD Sass Macquarie Financial Strategies, LP) for MD Sass, a widely recognized investment management organization. As General Partner, he was responsible for directing all origination, investment and structuring of acquisitions. Prior to MD Sass, Mr. Shenfeld was a General Partner at Avenue Capital Group LLC, where he invested in distressed debt, credit and special situations utilizing a broad range of investment techniques including capital structure arbitrage, event driven credit, secured lending, and bankruptcy advocacy. Mr. Shenfeld has also worked at Banc Boston as a Managing Director and Group Head for Debt and Capital Markets and Leveraged Finance, and was a Partner at Bankers Trust where he ran the global capital markets sales and trading organization, which included high-yield, distressed debt and credit derivatives. Mr. Shenfeld also worked as a high-yield trader at both Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette and at Salomon Brothers where he began his career in 1983.

EDUCATION
  • Tufts University, B.A.
  • University of Michigan Business School, M.B.A.