Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Graham Goldsmith is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Cross Ocean, and head of Cross Ocean US.
Prior to Cross Ocean, Graham was a managing director and global head of the global credit & special situations group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (“BAML”) where he worked for over 20 years. At BAML, Graham was globally responsible for all secondary trading in credit products, including distressed debt, leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, investment grade debt, structured credit and CLO credit. Additionally, Graham oversaw the acquisition, origination and portfolio management of various leasing, finance, investment and loan portfolios. Graham served on BAML’s fixed income management committee and also led its regulatory reform team for global banking and markets. In 2008, Graham was a partner at Strategic Value Partners, a global distressed and private equity firm. Following Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch, Graham re-joined the combined firm as co-head of global loans and special situations with Steve Zander. Graham is currently a member of the board of directors of Cross Ocean Partners, Eagle Point Credit Management and is a member of the board of visitors of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Graham received a BA from Middlebury College in 1989 and an MBA from The Fuqua School, Duke University in 1994. Graham is based in Cross Ocean’s Greenwich, CT office.