Jon Bauer is the Founding Member, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Contrarian Capital Management. He is responsible for leading the firm’s corporate investment activities. Bauer has over 35 years of experience investing in both active and passive distressed securities. He has led and served on numerous bank debt, bond, or trade claims committees. He is a Founding Member of the Trade Claims Buyers Association, a firm established to promote good standards and practices within the business of purchasing and transferring trade claims of companies.
1986 - 1995
1981 - 1986
- Managing Director at Oppenheimer and Co.