Senior Team

David Nazar Founder & Managing Partner

David is the founder and Managing Partner of Ironshield Capital Management LLP. David focuses his time on fundamental research, portfolio direction and broad strategy. He is the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Risk Manager. David has devoted over a decade of his career to European Stressed and Distressed Corporate Credit investment. Prior to launching our firm in 2007, he spent 2003 to 2007 at Bank of America, where he was Principal of European Special Situations. He started his career in Distressed Debt in 2002 at Deutsche Bank. Prior to this he was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers, starting at Salomon Brothers in 1996. David has a BA with Honours in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.

Amit Jain Partner, Portfolio Manager

Amit is a Partner and manages the portfolio alongside David, focusing his time on credit and idea origination, fundamental research, day to day portfolio management and risk management. Prior to joining David at the firm in 2008, Amit was a Vice President in Bank of America, initially in its Leveraged Finance business, and then in its Credit Proprietary Trading group. Amit started his career at Salomon Brothers in New York in 1999. Amit has an MBA from INSEAD in France and a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from St Lawrence University in New York.

Roger Devlin Partner, CFO/COO

Roger is a Partner, and has full responsibility for the non-investment aspects of the business at Ironshield Capital Management. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Roger was COO at Portland Capital LLP, which he helped launch in 2007. Roger was at Bank of America from 1997 to 2006, where he was Business Manager for European Prime Brokerage, Equities and Equity Derivatives. Roger started his career at the Accountancy Firm Smith & Williamson 1994, is a Chartered Accountant, and has a BCom with Joint Honours in Accountancy and Business Studies from the University of Edinburgh.