David Ford

Senior Managing Director

David Ford is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of the Corporate Opportunistic & Distressed Platform at Pretium, where he is responsible for building and managing the Firm’s opportunistic and distressed corporate credit investing business.

Mr. Ford joined Pretium through the acquisition of Latigo Partners by Pretium in 2020. Mr. Ford co-founded Latigo Partners L.P. in 2005. Prior Latigo, Mr. Ford was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Satellite Asset Management where he oversaw all credit and distressed related investments. Previously, Mr. Ford was with Och Ziff, responsible for the launch of the distressed component of the firms fixed income business. Mr. Ford started his investment career as the Portfolio Manager of ING Barings’ North American proprietary distressed securities and merger arbitrage portfolios.

Mr. Ford is a member of Pretium’s Executive Committee. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut and received an MBA from the Columbia University, Graduate School of Business. Mr. Ford is on the boards of the University of Connecticut Foundation, The David Lynch Foundation, and Lilah Beauty.