John Sherman

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Sherman joined DDJ in 2007 and has more than 15 years of corporate finance and investment experience. Mr. Sherman serves as co-portfolio manager of DDJ’s U.S. Opportunistic High Yield strategy, portfolio manager of DDJ’s Bank Loan strategy, and assistant portfolio manager of DDJ’s Total Return Credit strategy. He is also a member of the Investment Review Committee. Mr. Sherman serves as a member of the board of directors of a portfolio company.

Prior to joining DDJ, Mr. Sherman was an associate in the Healthcare Group at Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, focusing on private equity investments in middle-market companies. While at Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, Mr. Sherman participated in the due diligence of new standalone investments and tack-on acquisitions for existing portfolio companies. Prior to joining Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, Mr. Sherman was in the Investment Banking Division of Citigroup where he was an analyst in the Global Healthcare Group. While at Citigroup, he participated in the execution of initial public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and other corporate finance transactions. Mr. Sherman graduated magna cum laude with a BBA from the University of Notre Dame.