Dadong Yan

Head of Portfolio Finance

Dadong is Head of Barings Portfolio Finance and chair of the Portfolio Finance Investment Committee. He is responsible for leading a global team that originates, underwrites, and manages investment grade portfolio finance investments. Dadong was previously Head of Alternative Investment Solutions at MassMutual where he built strategic partnerships with alternative asset managers globally and originated bilateral private portfolio finance opportunities. Prior to joining MassMutual, Dadong was an investment professional with experience investing across the capital structure in both public and private asset classes at Blackstone, Altai Capital, and Coatue Management. Previously, he was an investment banking professional at J.P. Morgan in the Financial Institutions Group. Dadong graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and LSA Honors College with a triple major in business, biophysics, and honors German, where he was a Martin Haller Award recipient.

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