Mr. Maitland serves as President and Chief Investment Officer of Advent Capital Management, LLC. Prior to founding Advent, Mr. Maitland was a Director in the Convertible Securities Department in the Capital Markets Division at Merrill Lynch.
As the major distribution link between investors and issuers, Mr. Maitland leveraged Merrill Lynch’s preeminent position in convertibles creating a unique advantage in investing and trading in the convertible market. Mr. Maitland advised institutions on investing in specific convertible issues in their respective convertible, fixed income and equity portfolios. The extensive investment knowledge that Mr. Maitland developed during his 13 year tenure at Merrill Lynch inspired him to found Advent Capital Management, LLC in order to satisfy the growing demand for investment expertise in convertible securities and other parts of the capital structure that are influenced by convertible valuations such as high yield and bank debt. Mr. Maitland serves on the Board of Directors at the ASPCA, the Board of Trustees for the Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, and is Chairman of the Board for an Advent publicly traded close-end fund listed on the NYSE. Previously he served on the Boards of the Columbia Board of Visitors, the Apollo Theater, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), and the Studio Museum of Harlem.
He is a graduate of Columbia College at Columbia University.more » « less