Adrienne Butler

Head of Global CLOs

Charlotte, NC

Adrienne Butler is Head of Global CLOs at Barings, responsible for the firm’s CLO origination and investing capabilities. She is also a member of the U.S. High Yield Investment Committee and responsible for the formation and portfolio management of Barings’ managed CLOs. Adrienne has worked in the industry since 1990 and her experience has encompassed sell-side relationship banking, media and telecom specialty lending, and CLO portfolio management. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, she was part of the acquisition of First Union Institutional Debt Management (“IDM”), where she was a Senior Analyst in IDM’s Loan Research Group. Before IDM, she was a Vice President and Relationship Manager at First Union Corporation and worked in corporate banking at First Union National Bank of South Carolina. She also served as a Loan Officer at NationsBank. Adrienne holds a B.A. from Furman University and an M.B.A. from University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.