Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
Mr. Ingato serves as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director and was responsible for establishing ZAIS’s leveraged finance business. Prior to joining ZAIS in June of 2013, Mr. Ingato was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at CVC Credit Partners, CVC Capital’s credit business (formerly known as Apidos Capital). He joined CVC in May 2008 in connection with the sale of ACA to CVC. Mr. Ingato established ACA’s leveraged finance business in 2004 and was responsible for the firm's Corporate and Leveraged Loan CDOs. Prior to joining ACA Capital, Mr. Ingato was Senior Vice President and Head of the Leveraged Finance Group at Fuji Bank, which he started in 1992. After the bank merged to form Mizuho Financial Group, he served as Deputy General Manager. Prior to joining Fuji Bank, Mr. Ingato was Vice President and Area Manager of the Corporate Banking Group at Wells Fargo Bank where he was responsible for originating LBOs with the bank’s private equity firms. Mr. Ingato holds his B.S., magna cum laude, in Marketing from Fairfield University, and an M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary.