Joshua S. Friedman

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Josh Friedman is a founding partner, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of Canyon. Mr. Friedman has spent his entire career in the leveraged finance business, structuring and investing in debt and equity securities, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, restructurings, arbitrage and other special situations. Prior to the formation of Canyon in 1990, Mr. Friedman was in charge of structuring new issue transactions in the High Yield Bond and Private Placement Departments at Drexel Burnham Lambert.

"Prior to 1984, Mr. Friedman worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. Mr. Friedman is a graduate of Harvard College (B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Physics), Oxford University (M.A., honors, Politics and Economics, Marshall Scholar), Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., Baker Scholar). " [1]

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  1. Joshua S. Friedman, Canyon Capital Advisors, accessed March 23, 2011.