Farboud Tavangar

Farboud Tavangar joined LCM in 2001. He is responsible for the overall activities conducted by LCM, including portfolio optimisation, credit oversight, and investor relations. In connection with the transfer of Crédit Lyonnais' corporate and investment banking business to Crédit Agricole, that resulted in Calyon, he was chosen to manage the combined CDO management activities of Crédit Lyonnais and CAI (Indosuez Capital). From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Tavangar was in charge of the commercial lending activities to the health care sector (hospitals, long term care, managed care, medical equipment, PPMs, diagnostics, alternate site). From 1990 to 1994 he was a member of the Lodging Group financing hotel properties and companies, casinos and ski resorts. He started his banking career in 1986 with Irving Trust Company (subsequently The Bank of New York). Upon completion of the credit training programme, he joined the Real Estate Activities Group, first as part of the loan syndications team then as part of the loan origination team. He received an MBA from Columbia University in 1985 and a degree in mechanical/electrical engineering from ESTP (École Supérieure des Travaux Publics) in France in 1983. Mr. Tavangar is based in New York.

Marc Schluraff

Marc Schluraff, CFA, joined the LCM team in May 2005 with a special focus on product development, organisation and controls. Mr. Schluraff began his career with Credit Lyonnais in 1985 in the Capital Markets Division, where he actively participated in the building of the Bank's derivatives activities. In 1988, he transferred to Japan to establish and manage the Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Derivatives as well as the Structured Products desks. He joined Credit Lyonnais Americas in 1992 to head the Fixed Income Distribution and Structured Products desks. In 1996, he joined the effort to establish the Bank's Credit Portfolio & Balance Sheet Management team, taking direct responsibility for the Asset/Liability Management function and the structuring, execution and maintenance of capital market transactions, including securitisation and credit derivatives, aimed at optimizing the risk profile and risk adjusted returns of the Bank's Loan portfolio. Such transactions have included a $4 billion Synthetic CLO and a $2 billion balance sheet CLO for which his group acted as Collateral Manager. Mr. Schluraff received an MBA in Finance from ESSEC (École Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) in France in 1984. Mr. Schluraff is based in New York.

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