KKR Names Special Situations, Leveraged Credit Chiefs For Asset Mgmt. Group

Mar 11 2010 | 2:09pm ET

Private equity giant KKR & Co. has made a quartet of appointments to its asset-management unit to handle several hedge fund strategies.

Jamie Weinstein and Nathaniel Zilkha will head global special situations for KKR Asset Management, Bloomberg News reports. KKR’s special situations group includes distressed-debt investing.

Weinstein and Zilkha move to their new posts from within KKR. Weinstein has been a portfolio manager within KKRAM, while Zilkha joins from the firm’s main private equity business.

KKR also named co-heads of leveraged credit. Erik Falk and Chris Sheldon will run the strategy for the asset-management group. Falk joined KKR in 2008 from Deutsche Bank. Sheldon has been with the firm since 2004.


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