Clayton DeGiacinto launched Split Level LLC, the predecessor to the Axonic Credit Opportunities Funds, in April 2009. At the time, he was the Head of Structured Products at Tower Research Capital LLC, a proprietary trading firm in Manhattan.On December 31, 2010 Clay converted Split Level to an onshore Limited Partnership and renamed it the Axonic Credit Opportunities Fund, LP (our current onshore feeder). Axonic Capital LLC, a newly formed company, became the manager of this renamed fund as well as a new offshore master fund and new offshore feeder fund. The portfolio holdings and all of the investors transitioned without interruption from Split Level to the Axonic Credit Opportunities Funds. Before building the mortgage platform at Tower Research Capital, Clay’s previous experiences include:Head of Adjustable Rate Mortgage Desk & Head of the Mortgage Residential Credit Desk at Goldman Sachs from 2002-2008Captain, Artillery, US Army from 1995-2000US Army 25th Infantry Division (Hawaii)US Army Ranger, Airborne, Air AssaultClay holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the United State Military Academy, West Point and an MBA in Finance and Statistics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.