Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Hires Sylvia Owens as a Managing Director

February 01, 2021 | News

February 1, 2021 – New York, NY Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic credit manager, has hired Sylvia Owens as a Managing Director on the business development team.

Ms. Owens joins Kennedy Lewis from Aksia, a specialty investment consultant, where she was a Managing Director and Global Private Credit and Real Assets Strategist. In her role at Aksia, she was responsible for overseeing the implementation of private credit and real assets portfolios across a global base of LPs, and advised investors with respect to portfolio construction, investment selection, risk, and tactical plans.  For years Sylvia has been the “go-to” for institutional investors looking to build diversified and differentiated private credit portfolios.  As many LPs will attest, Sylvia brings intellect, character, insight and deep experience to an asset class that continues to expand within institutional investor portfolios.

David Chene and Darren Richman, Co-Founders of Kennedy Lewis, commented, “We are thrilled to have someone of Sylvia’s caliber and expertise join Kennedy Lewis.  We have known Sylvia for many years and cannot think of a better person to help us further our goal of earning the trust of the most sophisticated investors in the world. As a firm that aspires to combine superior investment returns, innovative investing styles, and a deep understanding of institutional investor needs, we are excited that Sylvia has decided to join Kennedy Lewis.”

About Kennedy Lewis

Kennedy Lewis is an opportunistic credit manager founded in 2017 by David K. Chene and Darren L. Richman. Kennedy Lewis’ strategy primarily focuses on middle-market companies facing disruption, whether it be cyclical, secular or regulatory related. We also partner with high growth companies that are causing disruption, providing structured capital solutions to fit their needs.

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