Karen E. Simeone

Managing Director
TCW Direct Lending


Ms. Simeone joined the TCW Direct Lending group as a Senior Vice President in 2013 with the acquisition of the Special Situations Funds Group from Regiment Capital Advisors, LP. She joined the group in 2012 and is involved in the origination, due diligence review, structuring, execution, and monitoring of investments. She has worked in leveraged finance since 1998 and has experience with loans, high yield bonds, and distressed assets. Previously, Ms. Simeone helped to launch Stairway Capital, and she worked in the special assets group of HypoVereinsbank. She began her career at JPMorgan in leveraged finance and high yield research. Ms. Simeone received a BS in Foreign Service with a concentration in International Economics from Georgetown University cum laude and completed the General Course at the London School of Economics.
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