Christopher Linkas is well known as a credit investor, who has specialized in investing throughout the capital structure. Mr. Christopher is also into assets and outright equity not forgetting to maintain an approach that is credit centered. He works hard towards principal preservation by ensuring there is security and protection as he also expects good rewards. He has been head of twenty-person Europe Credit group that has been based in London since 2012. Christopher Linkas group’s key responsibilities are making sure there are major investments in the UK-Europe region. Mr. Christopher Linkas investments are more concerned focusing on areas such as shipping, non-performing loans, secondary LP interest among others.
Christopher Linkas is a graduate of Bowdoin College, where he completed in 1991. When he joined the workforce, he went to the Savings and Loan crisis, at that time the government established Resolution Trust Corporation. His first job was working with consulting firms that were dealing with bad loans. This job was an opportunity for him to grow because he later began consulting for private equity firms who were interested in purchasing these loans from Resolution Trust Corporation
Christopher Linkas before moving to Europe he used to work as head of the Angel Company. He was assigned the role of opportunistic debt and equity real estate investment in North America.
Recession offered an opportunity to enter into the world of investment because many factors were considered favoring investors. Institutions started offering loans at low rates. The investment-oriented environment prepared Christopher for his current job. The experience he gained and the courage has enabled him to have many accomplishments in his career.
Christopher Linkas believes that the best idea does not come from the main job it comes from the side hustles or other activities that one get engaged too. To develop the idea and actualize it is essential to interact with other people because there are many benefits that you get. The truth is when you are actively engaged in something else outside your business your mind improves and as a result improve your thinking capacity. Working in other transactions create an opportunity of seeing things in a different perspective. Challenging oneself outside the place of work brings a lot of benefits to them being confidence and the ability to familiarize with the new skill.