Aizaz Shaikh is responsible for trading the firm’s non-investment grade fixed income strategies, and is also a member of the Aristotle Credit research team.
Aizaz previously managed high yield fundamental research and strategy at Goldman Sachs, London, within the firm’s credit trading division. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Aizaz was the Director of High Yield Research at BNP Paribas, London, where he managed the firm’s European sell-side research analyst team. During his tenure at BNP Paribas, Aizaz also served as a Senior Credit Analyst, covering Telecom, Media & Technology, achieved a #1 ranking by Institutional Investor in 2006, and was among the top 5 ranked High Yield analysts in Europe in previous years. Earlier in his career, Aizaz was an equity analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, London. Most recently, Aizaz was a portfolio manager at TwinRock Capital, a credit hedge fund.
Aizaz earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, with Honors, from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from INSEAD.