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Emily Stephens
Emily Stephens
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity

Emily Stephens

Emily Stephens
Los Angeles

633 West Fifth Street
26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Emily Stephens

Experience Highlights

  • Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the formation and ongoing operation of OCM Opportunities Fund VIIb, the world’s largest closed-end distressed debt fund at the time with $10.9 billion in capital commitments

  • Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the formation and ongoing operation of the U.S. Senior Loan strategy, comprised of closed-end opportunistic unleveraged and leveraged funds to capitalize on “hung” bridge loans held by investment banks near the start of the financial crises and expanded in 2008 to include open-end funds focusing on bank loans and senior debt from the middle- and upper-quality tiers of the non-investment grade market

  • Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the formation and ongoing operation of the Strategic Credit strategy, comprised of separately managed accounts and open-end funds focusing on stressed credits with targeted returns above those on high yield bonds but below those on more distress-oriented strategies

  • Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the formation of Oaktree European Dislocation Fund, Euro-denominated closed-end funds created to capitalize on opportunities resulting from the decline in European bank lending

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. Order of the Coif, 2000 (Texas Law Review)
  • Dartmouth College, B.A. Government cum laude, 1997
  • Director of Neo Performance Materials Inc. (TSX: NEO), a global leader in the innovation and manufacturing of rare earth- and rare metal-based functional materials (September 2016-December 2019)
  • Director and member of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee of Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq: SBLK; Oslo: SBLK), a global shipping company providing worldwide seaborne transportation solutions in the dry bulk sector (November 2018-January 2020)
  • Director of Aleris Corporation (NYSE: ARS), a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products (January 2011-January 2020)
  • California
  • Texas