Chris Giles

Christopher Giles (39) is a senior investment professional of Värde. Mr. Giles joined Värde in 2002 as an Investment Analyst and was named Vice President in 2005. Mr. Giles co-manages Värde’s private investments in the U.S. and Canada with a focus currently on deal origination. Prior to joining Värde, from 1994 to 2002, Mr. Giles was at The Credit Store, Inc. There he served as its Director of Portfolio Management, where he specialized in the underwriting, acquisition and management of distressed consumer loan portfolios with an ongoing emphasis on establishing strategic relationships with major banking and financial institutions.Additionally, he was actively involved in the development and management of credit card asset-backed securities and other structured finance vehicles. Chris graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Finance in 1992. He also has earned his CFA designation.