The Ramp Up
A podcast by Octaura
What does it take to ramp up a market? How do you migrate an idea into a thriving business? The Ramp Up podcast tells the inspiring stories of thought leaders, founders and experts in financial services and technology.
Zeroing in on the leveraged loan and structured credit markets, your host Brian Bejile brings a unique perspective to the conversation, backed by the extensive experienced gained while running trading desks at Citi and leading fast-growing fintech Octaura as CEO.
Come for inspiration. Stay to learn how you can ramp up your next big thing.
On doing things differently
This month, Thomas Majewski, Founder and Managing Partner at Eagle Point Credit joins your host Brian Bejile, CEO of Octaura on The Ramp Up. Tom has been at the center of some of the most impactful innovations in the CLO market. On this episode, we cover a wide spectrum – including how Tom executed one of the earliest known CLO equity trades and what led him to start one of the first CLO equity funds.
Tom is the Founder and Managing Partner of Eagle Point Credit Management. He manages Eagle Point and its affiliates, oversees all of the firm’s investment offerings, and is the lead Portfolio Manager for Eagle Point’s multi-credit strategies. Tom is Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee. Tom founded Eagle Point in 2012 and has over 28 years of experience in credit and structured finance. He led the creation of some of the earliest refinancing CLOs, pioneering techniques that are now commonplace in the market. In 2017, Tom received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Ernst & Young in recognition of Eagle Point’s innovative and entrepreneurial culture. He holds a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University.
Episode 1: Scott McKay on being "the guy"
What do you say when someone asks you if you want to “be the guy?” On this month’s episode of The Ramp Up, Scott McKay, Head of Blue Owl Liquid Credit, fills us in on what he said next and shares why long-lasting relationships and perseverance were key to his career thus far.