Ed Mally is Managing Director and Head of Imperial Capital’s Institutional Research Group. Mr. Mally is responsible for the development and management of the firm’s fixed income and equity research efforts, focusing on full capital structure analysis. Based in Imperial Capital’s New York office, Mr. Mally has over 28 years experience in high yield, distressed, and equity research and investing across a wide range of industries, including autos and auto suppliers, chemicals, healthcare, restaurants, general industrials, natural resources, metals and mining, electric power, and consumer products. Prior to joining Imperial Capital in April 2008, Mr. Mally was Director of Research at LM Isis Capital Partners. From 2002 to 2008, he served as Head of Research for Murray Capital Management, a distressed debt hedge fund, where he managed the research department and was responsible for proprietary analysis, portfolio investment selection, and was actively engaged in the management of high yield, and equity investments, and the restructuring of distressed investments. Prior to his tenure at Murray Capital, Mr. Mally was a Managing Director with the Leveraged Finance Group of CIBC World Markets, serving from 1995 to 2002 as Director of Distressed and High Yield Research and as a member of CIBC’s High Yield Operating Committee. Mr. Mally previously worked as Director of High Yield Research at Citicorp Securities from 1994 to 1995 and he began his career in fixed income research at Salomon Brothers Inc. in 1986. Mr. Mally received his B.S. in Economics, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and his M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University. He was named to the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team—second and third teams, and runner-up. Mr. Mally holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute, currently serves on the Board of Overseers of the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania, and previously served, from 2004 to 2018, as a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.