CHRIS C. YU
Chris C. Yu is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Polaris Capital Advisors. Mr. Yu is responsible for day to day operations, and the selection of securities for the Polaris Capital Management Fund, LP.
Prior to founding Polaris Capital in June 2004, Mr. Yu was a Senior Treasury Trader for CIT in New York City, New York from 2004 to 2007, where he specialized in forex trading, credit derivatives, and valuation analysis.
Previously, Chris was Portfolio Manager for HyperVereinsbank from 2000 to 2002, where he managed senior bank loans, fixed income, an CLO portfolios, and Portfolio Manager for ING Capital Advisors from 1999 to 2000. Between 1997 and 1998, Mr. Yu was a Senior Research Analysis for Mizhou Corporate Bank. Mr. Yu has engaged and traded in the markets since 1993.
Mr. Yu began managing portfolios in 1999. He holds a B.S. degree in Economics and Business Management from the State University of New York in Stony Brook.
Chris has experience in mergers and acquistions, macro investing, multi-asset trading, securitization, currency trading, corporate credit, credit derivatives, asset-backed securities, high yield structured credit, collateralized loan obligations, collateralized debt obligation, and short duration credit flow product trading.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
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