I've learned a ton from this forum over the years. I want to give back with this Q&A – no private messages.
Background: European, STEM undergrad, analyst at a distressed PE, MBA, Ivy League alumnus.
Current: associate at a distressed credit(20%+ per annum since inception). Secured, unsecured, sub, prefs, etc. Generalist. Two strategies: public and private markets (primary & secondary). We can do loan-to-own as we have locked up capital.