Stephen KetchumManaging Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Sound Point Capital
Mr. Ketchum is the Founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Sound Point Capital Management, LP, overseeing the firm’s investments across all fund offerings. In addition, Mr. Ketchum is the lead Portfolio Manager for the Sound Point Credit Opportunities Fund and a number of other accounts. Mr. Ketchum chairs the Management Committee and sits on most committees at the firm. Mr. Ketchum is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Sound Point Acquisition Corp I, Ltd, an affiliated special purpose acquisition company. A veteran with over 31 years' experience in the credit markets, Mr. Ketchum founded Sound Point in 2008. Previously, he was Global Head of Media & Telecom Investment and Corporate Banking for Banc of America Securities (“BofA”), where he was a member of the Global Investment Banking Leadership Team. As Global Head of Media & Telecom Banking, Mr. Ketchum was responsible, together with a risk partner, for a multi-billion dollar portfolio of bank and bridge loans. Prior to joining BofA, he was a Managing Director at UBS in the TMT Investment Banking Group. From 1990 to 2000, he was employed in the Investment Banking Department of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, most recently as a Managing Director. Mr. Ketchum is on the Board of Trustees of the East Side House Settlement, the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund and the Museum of the City of New York.
Mr. Ketchum earned a B.A. from New England College, magna cum laude, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.