East Lodge Capital is a London-based alternative investment firm that was founded by Alistair Lumsden in August 2013. The firm pursues a broad-based investment strategy within the global structured credit and European direct lending markets. The investment process involves a fundamental, bottom-up approach that has served as the basis for Mr. Lumsden’s investment philosophy since he began his career.
Mr. Lumsden was previously Chief Investment Officer of Asset Backed Securities at CQS, where he ran the firm’s $3.2 billion Global Structured Credit business, a business he established there in 2006. He is joined at East Lodge by several experienced individuals he previously worked with, including his partner from CQS, Steve Swallow, with whom he started working in 1997.