Oaktree Capital Management has been in business since April 1995. The company was founded by a group of investment experts who had been working together since the 1980s, focusing on high yield bonds, convertible securities and real estate.
Oaktree Capital is a leading firm in investment management with extensive experience in credit strategies. Since April 12, 2012, Oaktree has been a publicly traded partnership with shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange. As of 2015, Oaktree Capital has over 900 employees spread throughout the world in places as far-flung as London, New York, Hong Kong and Beijing. Its headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California.