Specialists in opportunistic credit and special situation investments globally

Established in 1995 by Jon Bauer, Janice Stanton and Gil Tenzer, Contrarian is an opportunistic credit investing specialist with one of the most stable portfolio management teams in the industry. Jon and Janice have been managing portfolios of opportunistic credit and special situation securities together since 1986 (joined by Gil in 1993). Portfolio Manager Xiao Song joined Contrarian in 2003, and has been managing the Emerging Markets strategy since inception in 2006. This continuity of senior management provides Contrarian with a competitive edge in sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities, as well as navigating the portfolio through multiple business cycles.

Contrarian is 100% partner owned and has a team of highly experienced professionals, many of whom are involved with the portfolio management, research, sourcing and trading of our investments.

Our global headquarters is in Greenwich (CT), with regional investment research offices in London (England) and Hong Kong (China SAR).

Contrarian has been registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission since 1995* and is also a Qualified Professional Asset Manager with respect to certain of its accounts.

*Registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not imply approval or endorsement.