Mesirow Financial Expands its Fixed Income Management Team

CHICAGO, July 27, 2018 – Mesirow Financial announced today the addition of Christopher Langs to its Core Fixed Income Management team as Managing Director. Mr. Langs will serve as a Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst. In this role, he will be responsible for the oversight of portfolio construction and trade implementation. Mr. Langs strengthens the team with a strong track record of providing objective, strategic solutions that address each client’s unique set of circumstances.

“Chris will play a strategic role in the continued success of our business as well as the deployment of new strategies to augment our existing capabilities,” says Peter Hegel, Head of Core Fixed Income Management. “I am confident he will help us continue to add value for our clients now and well into the future.”

Mr. Langs has more than 26 years of investment management experience. He joins Mesirow Financial most recently from GW&K Investment Management in Boston. In his role, he was a portfolio manager and vice president, managing U.S. high yield and investment grade corporate bond strategies for both institutional and retail clients. Prior to GW&K, he was a portfolio manager at Calamos Investments and Aviva Investors.

Mr. Langs is a CFA® charterholder as well as a member of The Boston Securities Analyst Society and The Fixed Income Management Society of Boston. He earned a BA from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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