Oak Hill Advisors has promoted Alexandra Jung, Adam Kertzner, Jeffrey Kirt and Thomas Wong to partners of the firm.

In their new positions, they will join the firm's existing six partners directing the firm's investment activities in U.S. and European distressed and performing credit markets.

"We are very pleased at the appointment of these four new partners," Glenn R. August, president and founder of Oak Hill Advisors, said. "Their promotion is a testament to the depth and quality of our team and our commitment to developing talent. Each of the new Partners has a demonstrated track record of success and will continue to be an important asset to the leadership of our firm."

Jung is co-head of European investments and co-manages the firm's recently launched European distressed investment fund. Prior to joining Oak Hill in 2009, Jung was at Goldman Sachs in the European special situations group and at Greywolf Capital Management where she was responsible for investments in European performing and distressed credit.

Kertzner is a member of the North American portfolio management team and has primary responsibility for the firm's high yield, distressed debt and other trading activities. Before joining Oak Hill Advisors' research team in 2002, Kertzner worked at Credit Suisse in the financial sponsors coverage group.

Kirt is a senior member of the firm's distressed investment group with a primary focus on North America. His main areas of expertise include aerospace, autos, defense, financials and transportation. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, he worked in the high yield capital markets group at USBancorp Libra and the leveraged finance and high yield capital markets groups at UBS Securities.

Wong is a member of the North American portfolio management team and leads the firm's telecommunications, media and cable industry research efforts.

Before joining Oak Hill in 2001, Wong worked at Deutsche Bank's debt capital markets group.
 

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