Demian Brasil

Demian Brasil

Partner, Senior Portfolio Manager & Investment Strategist


Demian joined Chenavari in September 2008 as Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager focused on the corporate credit strategy. Prior to joining the firm Demian, who has over 22 years of experience in the industry, worked as a Senior Credit Portfolio Manager at Washington Square IM. He was responsible for running a relative value credit opportunity fund, investing in leveraged loans, HY bonds, CDS, LCDS and credit index tranches. He was also responsible for an EM dedicated fund with exposure to corporate and sovereign credits and was a Co-Portfolio Manager for the global corporate synthetic CDOs portfolio. Demian was also involved in setting up credit portfolio risk management models for various portfolios including correlation VAR, spread VAR, DV01, jump-to-default exposure as well as extreme scenario stress tests. Before Washington, he was a Portfolio Manager and Strategist at HSBC Asset Management in London and Brazil, responsible for emerging markets portfolios. Demian started his career at Unibanco Asset Management in Brazil as an Analyst. Demian holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Sao Paulo University, Brazil.