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Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Hires Rakesh Wilson as a Partner
Carly Basner
July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 – New York, NY – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic credit manager, has hired Rakesh Wilson as a Partner and Head of Natural Resources, Infrastructure and Special Situations. Mr. Wilson joins Kennedy Lewis from Apollo Global Management where he was a Senior Partner. While at Apollo, Mr. Wilson led many equity and debt investments in natural resources and infrastructure. Prior to joining Apollo in 2009, Mr. Wilson was with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Division in the principal investing group. Mr. Wilson began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved…

Kennedy Lewis Closes Secured Debt Financing For Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc.
Carly Basner
May 22, 2020

New York, NY – May 22, 2020 – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management (“Kennedy Lewis”), an opportunistic credit manager, completed a significant commitment to Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. (“Rapid Micro”) in the form of a senior secured debt facility as part of the recent $120 million total debt and equity financing.  The proceeds of the financing will enable Rapid Micro to meet growing demand for its Growth Direct automated microbial detection platform and to support new product development for pandemic response. Rapid Micro, headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, is the leading provider of fully automated, high-throughput, rapid microbial detection technology for biopharmaceutical…

Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Hires Dik Blewitt as a Partner, Head of Tactical Opportunities
KLIM
April 15, 2020

April 14, 2020 – New York, NY – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic credit manager, has hired J. Richard “Dik” Blewitt as a Partner and its Head of Tactical Opportunities. Mr. Blewitt joins Kennedy Lewis from GSO Capital Partners, a division of Blackstone, where he was a Managing Director focused on structured finance and credit investments. While at Blackstone, Mr. Blewitt was a Senior Portfolio Manager for Carador Income Fund PLC, as well as a member of the Global Structured Credit Investment Committee for the firm’s Liquid Credit business. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2014,…

Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Hires Doug Logigian as its President
KLIM
November 26, 2019

November 25, 2019 – New York, NY – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic credit manager, has hired Doug Logigian as a Partner and its President. Mr. Logigian will be starting in early 2020.   Mr. Logigian joins Kennedy Lewis from Blackstone where he was a Senior Managing Director. Mr. Logigian most recently was the Head of Capital Markets and was a Portfolio Manager for GSO Capital Partners (“GSO”), a division of Blackstone. While at GSO, Mr. Logigian sat on the firm’s investment committee for several of its opportunistic credit funds. Prior to his portfolio management responsibilities,…

Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Hires Former CarVal President and CIO, John Brice
KLIM
March 26, 2018

June 25, 2018 – New York, NY – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“KLIM”), a leading alternative asset management firm, announced today that John Brice has joined the firm as its Chairman and will be working on strategic initiatives with KLIM’s Executive Committee, including its Co-Founders David Chene and Darren Richman. Mr. Brice is a recognized leader in the industry having been the Co-Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer of CarVal Investors LLC (“CarVal”), a firm which he grew from a standing start to one of the leading asset management firms in the industry.   “As a newly launched firm…