Chairman, CEO and President, Barings LLC
Mike Freno is Chairman, CEO and President, Barings LLC, a $345+ billion global financial services firm with offices across the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. His experience canvasses two decades on the buy-side, focusing on both equity and debt investments, where he gained a reputation as an inclusive leader, long-term thinker and trusted partner to clients.
Previously, Mike was President overseeing Barings’ investments, sales, operations and technology. He is the Chair of the Barings Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Board of Barings BDC, Inc., (NYSE: BBDC), an external business development company managed by Barings.
Mike holds a B.A. from Furman University and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University.