Jackson and Lockhart depart, Griffith becomes sole CIO at Polygon


Polygon Investment Partners has announced to investors two significant changes to its line-up – with news that co-founder Alex Jackson has given up investment management responsibilities, and head of investor relations Heather Lockhart has also left the firm. Going forward, fellow co-founder Reade Griffith is now the sole chief investment officer of Polygon.

Jackson, who previously ran European operations for Highbridge Capital Management, joined forces with former Citadel man Griffith and Paddy Dear, formerly of UBS, to set up Polygon about six years ago. A couple of years later, Jackson – who led the firm’s convertibles, credit and