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Francie Nelson


Managing Director
Oaktree Capital Management (Los Angeles, CA)


Ms. Francie C. Nelson, CFA, is a Managing Director and Co-Director of Research at Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. She is a member of the of U.S. High Yield Bonds and U.S. Senor Loans team. Ms. Nelson is based at the firm’s office in Los Angeles and joined the firm’s operations area in 1995. Previously she served for the consulting team from Price Waterhouse which helped design and implement Oaktree's back-office operations. In 1996, Ms. Nelson was transferred to the High Yield Research Group as a Junior Analyst. At Price Waterhouse, she was a Senior Consultant in the Investment Management and Securities Operations Consulting Group, where she served since 1991.


Ms. Nelson holds B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.