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Canyon Capital Advisors Legal Information

Canyon was founded in 1990 by Joshua S. Friedman and Mitchell R. Julis. Today Canyon comprises Canyon Partners LLC, Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, Canyon Partners Real Estate LLC (formerly known as Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC), Canyon CLO Advisors LLC and River Canyon Fund Management LLC.

Canyon Partners is the employing entity associated with Canyon Capital Advisors, Canyon Partners Real Estate and River Canyon Fund Management. Canyon Capital Advisors, Canyon CLO Advisors, Canyon Partners Real Estate and River Canyon Fund Management are registered as investment advisers with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Canyon Capital Management, L.P. was the predecessor investment adviser to Canyon Capital Advisors and Canyon Partners Real Estate and registered with the SEC in 1994. River Canyon Fund Management and Canyon CLO advisors are affiliates of Canyon Capital Advisors and provide specialized investment advisory services. Canyon Capital Advisors (Europe) Ltd., an affiliate of Canyon Capital Advisors, is registered with the United Kingdom Financial Services Authority.

Pillar 3 Disclosures

Canyon Capital Advisors (Europe) Ltd. is required by law and regulations to make specified disclosures of our risk management objective and policies, our capital resources as well as our disclosure of information about specified risk.

You can find further information about Canyon Capital Advisors (Europe) Ltd. on FSA register at http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home.do

We have prepared a detailed disclosure to meet our obligations. Please click the below link to download:

Pillar 3 Disclosure

UK Stewardship

Canyon Capital Advisors (Europe) Ltd. is required by law and regulations to make specified disclosures regarding corporate governance.

We have prepared a detailed disclosure to meet our obligations. Please click the below link to download:

UK Stewardship Code Disclosure Statement

Information on the Identity of Execution Venues and on the Quality of Execution

Canyon Capital Advisors (Europe) Ltd. is required by law and regulations to make specified disclosures regarding execution venues and the quality of execution.

We have prepared the below disclosures to meet our obligations. Please click the below links to download:

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Best Execution Qualitative Information

George Jikovski

Partner, Senior Portfolio Manager

George Jikovski is a Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager.  Mr. Jikovski’s primary focus is on the mortgage-backed securities, structured credit, and credit derivatives sectors across the Canyon platform. Prior to joining Canyon in 2007, Mr. Jikovski was at Trust Company of the West, where he focused on high grade MBS, including MBS derivatives, collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), and market value CDOs.  Mr. Jikovski was previously with the Financial Restructuring Group at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin and was an Investment Banker in the Corporate Finance / M&A group at Bear, Stearns & Co, Inc.  Mr. Jikovski graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Business Economics and a minor in Accounting.  Mr. Jikovski is a CFA charterholder.

Mitchell R. Julis

Co-Founder & Co-CIO

Mitchell R. Julis is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC. Mr. Julis is a graduate of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., honors). He received an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University of New York in 2011. Prior to forming Canyon, Mr. Julis directed a group of professionals responsible for a portfolio of distressed and special situation securities at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to working at Drexel, he was a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York.

In 2014, Mr. Julis, along with co-founder Mr. Friedman, received Institutional Investor’s “Lifetime Achievement” Award. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Princeton University and the Advisory Council for the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a member of the Governing Board for The Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Asia Society Board of Trustees, the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute Advisory Council, and is a founding supporter of the Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School.

Mr. Julis and his wife, Joleen, live in Los Angeles and have four children.

Joshua S. Friedman

Co-Founder & Co-CIO

Joshua S. Friedman is Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Canyon Partners, LLC. 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). Prior to forming Canyon, Mr. Friedman was Director of Capital Markets for High Yield and Private Placements at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to working at Drexel, he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Goldman Sachs in New York.

In 2014, Mr. Friedman, along with co-founder Mr. Julis, received Institutional Investor’s “Lifetime Achievement” Award. Mr. Friedman is a member of the board of directors of Harvard Management Company. He is also a member of Harvard’s Committee on University Resources; the Harvard Law School Leadership Council; the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors; and Harvard University Task Force on Science and Engineering. Mr. Friedman also serves as a Trustee for the California Institute of Technology (Caltech); the Los Angeles Philharmonic; the UCLA Hospital Department of Neurosurgery; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Mr. Friedman serves on the Investment Committee for the Broad Foundation and chairs the Caltech and LACMA Investment Committees.

Mr. Friedman and his wife, Beth, live in Los Angeles and have three sons.

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