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Oct 4, 2012 | Quarterly Market Update

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Jeff Bakalar , Senior Vice President & Group Head, ING Senior Loan Group
Jeff Bakalar is Managing Director and Group Head of the ING U.S. Investment Management Senior Loan Group. He co-manages the Group with Dan Norman, and he is co-chairman of the Group’s Investment Committee and the Loan Valuation Committee. Jeff has over twenty years of investment and banking experience. Jeff joined ING’s predecessor in 1998 and became part of the investment team for what is now ING Prime Rate Trust. He became the co-head of ING’s senior loan business in January of 2000 and with Dan Norman created and implemented the ING Senior Loan Strategy and the ING Senior Loan Group in January of 2001. Jeff began his career as an associate with Continental Bank in 1987, serving in various credit and corporate finance roles, including establishing and managing derivatives trading lines with international bank counterparties, and structuring and monitoring various classes of asset-backed transactions. In 1994, Jeff joined the Communications Division within The First National Bank of Chicago, ultimately serving as a senior underwriter responsible for structuring and managing leveraged transactions for issuers in the broadcasting and media sectors. Jeff received his B.S. degree in finance with honors from the University of Illinois Chicago in 1986, and his M.B.A. in finance with highest distinction from DePaul University in 1992.
Dan Norman , Senior Vice President & Group Head, ING Senior Loan Group
Dan Norman is Managing Director and Group Head of the ING U.S. Investment Management Senior Loan Group. He co-manages the Group with Jeff Bakalar, and he is co-chairman of the Group’s Investment Committee and the Loan Valuation Committee. Dan has over twenty years of investment experience. He began managing senior loan portfolios in 1995 when ING’s predecessor acquired the management rights to ING Prime Rate Trust. Dan became the co-head of ING’s senior loan business in January of 2000 and with Jeff Bakalar created and implemented the ING Senior Loan Strategy and the ING Senior Loan Group in January of 2001. Dan is currently a member of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association and International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers Boards of Directors. Dan has a wide variety of business and investment experience, having begun his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1981. He joined ING’s predecessor in 1992. Dan received his B.A. degree in 1980 from the University of Nebraska and completed the University of Nebraska M.B.A. program in 1981.

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