Chet D. Malhotra

Senior Vice President
Fixed Income


Mr. Malhotra joined TCW in 2016 as a Credit Analyst with the Fixed Income group responsible for credit research in the financial sector. Mr. Malhotra has over 20 years of investment experience that he brings to the firm, having previously served in various leadership roles; most recently, Mr. Malhotra was with a credit hedge fund, DA Capital, LLC as a Managing Director and Senior Credit Analyst where he helped to develop various strategies within high yield debt, leveraged loan, and public equity sectors. Prior to joining DA Capital in 2005, he was a Director and Senior Credit Analyst at Crédit Agricole focused on the automotive, industrial, homebuilding, aerospace, and equipment rental sectors. Earlier in his career at ORIX USA Corporation, Mr. Malhotra was Vice President in the Corporate Finance Group with sector coverage across telecommunications, consumer products, high-yield structured products, cable, homebuilding, gaming, and paper. Additionally, in this capacity, he was responsible for the structuring, as well as the day-to-day management of a $547 million fund, Astron CBO Ltd. Mr. Malhotra received a BA in Economics from The American University in Washington, DC.