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David Trucano

Managing Director at Blackrock


David Trucano, is the lead portfolio manager responsible for managing BlackRock Credit Alpha and the credit allocation within The Obsidian Fund, two BlackRock hedge funds within Americas Fixed Income within Alpha Strategies. In addition, Mr. Trucano assists in managing special situations and distressed investing efforts across BlackRock's broader credit and fixed income businesses. Mr. Trucano currently serves as a director of KCA Deutag Drilling Ltd. (oil field services) and General Maritime Corp (crude and refined petroleum product transportation).

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Trucano was a Managing Director at Centerbridge Partners, a private investment firm managing over $20 billion in distressed credit and private equity. During his tenure at Centerbridge, Mr. Trucano served as a director of Dana Holdings Corp. (NYSE: DAN). From 2004 to 2007, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Special Situations Group within FICC in both New York and London. Previously Mr. Trucano was a Vice President at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin in its Financial Restructuring Group, which he joined out of business school in 1999. Prior to attending business school, Mr. Trucano spent four years in investment banking and principal investing.

Mr. Trucano earned a joint BA degree in Economics and History from Emory University in 1993 and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago in 1999.

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