Parabellum Launches Special Situations Group, Led by Jarvis Buckman

Parabellum’s Special Situations Group has officially launched.  To read PE Hub’s coverage and Parabellum’s press release, click here.

The group is led by Jarvis Buckman.  As Parabellum’s Director of Special Situations, Jarvis analyzes and sources distressed situations to find investment opportunities across complex corporate situations and capital structures.

Prior to joining Parabellum, Jarvis held roles as a distressed investing analyst at Knighthead Capital Management, LLC and Credit Suisse. He advised trading desks on market, valuation, and legal risk pertaining to investment and trading strategies. At Credit Suisse, Jarvis was also the key credit strategist in the Bank’s bankruptcy claim trading activity, where he managed the transaction process from sourcing to settlement.

Jarvis also previously served as a structured products specialist at JPMorgan, Société Générale, and Crédit Agricole. At JPMorgan, Jarvis was integral in building a product platform for highly customized structured notes that facilitated risk-taking across all asset classes with available derivative instruments. As a Vice President at Société Générale, he developed a strategy for trading options on bespoke correlation tranches. And as a Vice President at Crédit Agricole, Jarvis scaled the volume of the Bank’s index correlation business, becoming the leading structured credit sales producer in North America in 2008 and transforming the Bank into a full-service credit correlation dealer.

Jarvis received his B.S. and B.A. from Columbia University in the City of New York and his MBA from Columbia Business School. While an undergraduate, he was awarded the Bill Gates Scholarship and the Eisenhower Watch, given to the four-year varsity letterman graduating with the highest cumulative grade point average at Columbia University.