Robert DaffornCIO at Cairn Capital
Robert is CIO of Opportunistic Credit and is a director of Cairn Capital Group Limited and a member of the Executive Management Committee. Robert was previously founder and CIO of Bybrook Capital, an absolute return and special situations credit manager founded in 2014, which was acquired by Cairn Capital in September 2021. Prior to founding Bybrook, Robert was an Equity Partner and Senior Managing Director at Eton Park Capital Management with full responsibility for the International Credit team where he invested on an absolute return basis across the full spectrum of credit products globally and was instrumental in a number of major corporate and financial restructurings. Prior to joining Eton Park, Robert was a Junior PM and analyst at Millennium Partners LP in London, specialising in High Yield and Loan Special Situations Credit. Robert started his career as an associate at Citi in High Yield and Loan Capital Markets, with a focus on restructurings. He earned an MA in Economics from Queens’ College Cambridge (2002) and an MSc in Management from Warwick Business School (2003).