Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> March 21, 2011

Plays On The Portfolio Re-risking Theme – Michael Kim – Sandler O’neill + Partners, L.p.

Michael Kim joined CRT Capital Group LLC in 2009 as a Senior Vice President after working for two years as a Credit Strategist at The Royal Bank of Scotland, having a particular focus on homebuilding, building materials and REITs. Prior to that, Mr. Kim worked in the high-yield research group at UBS Securities, where he covered homebuilding and building materials. He began his career at Bank of America as an Analyst/Associate in corporate finance and leveraged finance/loan syndications, and later in the high-yield capital markets group. Mr. Kim earned a B.A. in business economics from Brown University. Profile
TWST: In the recovering economy, what do you think are going to be the primary headwinds for the asset managers in 2011?

Mr. Kim: As always, I think the biggest risk for the asset managers is really a