William Awad III, CFA

Head of Global Private Structured Finance

Charlotte, NC

(980) 417-5885

William Awad is a member of Barings Private Assets Group and Head of Global Private Structured Finance.  Bill is responsible for directing the firm’s private investment activities in consumer, commercial and residential asset-backed investments.  Bill has worked in the industry since 1988 and his experience has encompassed securitized, rates and volatility strategy development, as well as the management of absolute return, multi-asset/multi-currency portfolios.  Prior to joining the firm in 2001, he was a Senior Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager and Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Trading at Fleet Investment Advisors. He was also a Vice President and Senior Mortgage Strategist at Scudder, Stevens and Clark, and an Assistant Portfolio Manager at Neworld Bank.  Bill holds a B.A. from the University of Rochester and is a member of the CFA Institute.