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Dan Chapman

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Dan Chapman

Founder and CEO, Argentem Creek Partners
Dan Chapman

Daniel is responsible for leading the firm and management of the funds. He has more than 30 years of experience successfully negotiating and navigating businesses through major financial crises over decades of market volatility with a track record of outperforming major benchmarks.


Prior to founding Argentem Creek in 2015, Daniel was responsible for all emerging markets risk taking activity within high-yield, structured, and distressed corporate credit at Cargill Inc subsidiary, Black River Asset Management. Daniel was recruited by Cargill to help establish the business in 2004, building a successful and highly regarded global team, contributing to growing the firm to a peak of over $12 billion.

Prior to joining Black River, Daniel was with JP Morgan New York for fifteen years, most recently as a Managing Director responsible for the distressed debt trading business. As the company underwent a series of mergers to become JP Morgan, Daniel managed various parts of the corporate credit business in emerging markets, most recently in the area of distressed corporate debt. He managed both proprietary risk as well as a client flow book. He was also responsible for managing sourcing efforts, directing credit analysts in the development of analytics, and working with legal counsel to develop strategies and manage legal issues related to workouts. While at JP Morgan, Daniel also established a private sector EM money markets business, reaching peak issuance volume of US$ 10 billion per year and developed the business into a leading EM corporate credit trading platform.