CIFC LLC was incorporated in Maryland on November 22, 2004 under the name of Deerfield Triarc Capital Corp. On July 19, 2011, it changed its name to CIFC Corp. In addition, the state of incorporation of CIFC Deerfield Corp. was changed from Maryland to Delaware. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in originating and managing investment products which have corporate credit obligations, senior secured corporate loans as the underlying investments. It manages investments for various types of investors, including pension funds, hedge funds and other asset management firms, banks, insurance companies and other types of institutional investors located across the world. It generally invests in the investment products it sponsors. Its investment processes are overseen by its Investment Research, Portfolio Management and Trading teams. The Company competes with asset management clients and AUM with numerous other asset managers, including those affiliated with commercial banks, broker-dealers and other financial institutions and larger, diversified managers. The Company is subject to various regulatory requirements and restrictions with respect to its asset management activities, periodic regulatory examinations and other laws and regulations.