William Awad III, CFA
Head of Global Private Structured Finance
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.