Mentorship with Peter Gleysteen, AGL Credit Management
Gleysteen is the Founder, CEO & CIO of AGL Credit Management. Gleysteen’s prior two employers were JPMorgan Chase and CIFC Asset Management.
At JPMorgan Chase, and antecedent entities Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan, Gleysteen was the lead banker on many of the largest LBO, M&A and Re-Structuring financings in the 1980s and 1990s, ran global loan syndications as Group Head Global Syndicated Finance, was responsible for the global corporate loan portfolio as Group Head Global Capital Management, and served as Chief Credit Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Gleysteen was integral to the evolution of the bank loan asset class from inception including making the first “B-Loan” in 1989 and conceiving and instituting the “Market Flex” pricing convention in 1997. Gleysteen joined Chemical Bank in 1975.
Gleysteen founded CIFC and managed it as CEO from inception in 2005 to 2014. CIFC was sold and he then served as Vice-Chairman and special advisor until 2016.
Gleysteen began forming AGL Credit Management in 2018 and launched it in 2019.
Gleysteen has a BA in History from Trinity College and a MBA, Executive Program, from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a board member of Mystic Seaport Museum.
Neil Weidner’s practice is concentrated in the areas of securitization, structured finance, and derivative financial products. Neil represents underwriters, issuers, institutional investors, collateral managers, and sponsors in a wide range of matters involving the securitization or re-packaging of traditional and non-traditional assets. Neil has extensive experience using “cash flow,” “market value,” and hybrid structures, and is recognized as a leading practitioners in the CLO 3.0 market.
In addition, Neil represents issuers, sponsors, derivatives dealers, and end-users in a broad range of matters, including structured swaps, total return instruments, credit derivatives and investment contracts, and other types of structured products.
Neil is a frequent commentator on industry issues, and has been recognized for excellence in derivatives/structured products and securitization by inclusion in The Legal 500 US Hall of Fame, as a leading lawyer in securitization by Chambers USA and Chambers Global, and as a top structured finance and securitization practitioner by Euromoney's Expert Guides. He has authored or co-authored numerous comment letters, articles, and memoranda on regulatory and securities law matters, including the Dodd-Frank Act and the Volcker Rule. In addition, Neil provided testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. The hearing, entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act’s Impact on the Asset-Backed Securities,” focused on the impact of aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, including the Volcker Rule, on CLOs.
He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law, where he was Lead Articles Editor of the Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce. He received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Manhattan College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Neil is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations.
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We are excited to welcome Peter Gleysteen, Founder, CEO & CIO of AGL Credit Management.
Prior to founding AGL, Gleysteen worked at JPMorgan Chase as the lead banker on many of the largest LBO, M&A and Re-Structuring financings in the 1980s and 1990s, was Group Head Global Syndicated Finance, Group Head Global Capital Management, and served as Chief Credit Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Gleysteen founded CIFC Asset Management and managed it as CEO from inception to 2014.
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