JOSHUA S. FRIEDMAN
Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive
Joshua Friedman co-founded Canyon Partners in 1990. Canyon, a leading alternative asset manager with about $23 billion in assets under management, specializes in value-oriented investments for institutional investors worldwide. Prior to forming Canyon, Friedman was director of capital markets for high-yield and private placements at Drexel Burnham Lambert. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs in New York in mergers and acquisitions. Friedman serves on the board of Harvard Management Co. and is a member of the university’s Committee on University Resources and Task Force on Science and Engineering, among other groups. Friedman also is a trustee for the California Institute of Technology, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the UCLA Hospital Department of Neurosurgery.