Angie Knighton Long, CFA
Chief Investment Officer/Portfolio Manager – Palmer Square Capital Management
Angie Knighton Long, Chief Investment Officer, has ultimate responsibilities for all investment-related activities at Palmer Square inclusive of approximately $10 billion in assets (as of 9/30/2019) and a platform that includes private funds, mutual funds, and separately managed accounts. Under Angie’s leadership, Palmer Square is also a well-known issuer and pioneer within the structured credit and CLO arena.
Prior to joining Palmer Square, Angie worked for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in New York for 13 years. Angie held many senior roles including Deputy Head of North American Credit Trading, Head of High Yield Trading, and Head of Credit Derivatives Trading. Angie has been a trader of many products including high yield bonds, high yield credit derivatives, distressed debt, capital structure arbitrage, and structured credit. In addition, she worked with the Global Head of Credit Trading to help oversee risk management for the High Yield and High Grade credit trading books.
Named a Managing Director at age 29, Angie is considered a pioneer in the Credit Derivatives industry and is credited with creating the HYDI (High Yield Debt Index), the first liquid credit trading index and predecessor to all of today’s indices (the Markit CDX).
Angie received an AB degree in Economics from Princeton University and is a CFA® charterholder. During her years at Princeton, Angie was a member of two National Championship Rugby Teams and was selected as an All-American in 1997. Angie also founded the Greater Kansas City Princeton Women’s Network (PWN) and is the Co-Chair for the Greater Kansas City Region’s Alumni Schools Committee effort for Princeton. Angie was also formerly on the Women In Leadership committee of Princeton University (WIL). Angie is also a member of the 100 Women in Finance.