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Peter Gleysteen

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer

Peter Gleysteen is the Founder, CEO, and CIO of AGL Credit Management which he established with the support of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. AGL creates and manages corporate credit investments including CLOs with managed assets totaling $14+ billion.

Gleysteen has over four decades of credit and management experience and successfully navigated every economic cycle and market crisis since his career began in 1975. Gleysteen’s prior two employers were JPMorgan Chase & Co. 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 Restructuring financings in the 1980s and 1990s. He ran global loan syndications as Group Head of Global Syndicated Finance, was responsible for the global corporate loan portfolio as Group Head of Global Capital Management, and then served as the Chief Credit Officer.

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 founded CIFC Asset Management in 2005 and managed it as CEO from inception to 2014 when it was sold. He served as Vice-Chairman and special advisor until 2016.

Gleysteen formed AGL Credit Management in 2018 and launched it in 2019.

Gleysteen has a BA in History from Trinity College, a MBA, Executive Program, from the University of Chicago, and attended St. Petersburg University, when Russia was the USSR. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a board member of Mystic Seaport Museum.