November 9, 2020 – The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, today announced that it has entered into a strategic investment agreement with Jefferies and Kennedy Lewis Investment Management to support new issuance of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) on the TCW platform. Under the strategic investment agreement, Jefferies and Kennedy Lewis will provide up to $160 million in equity to the TCW CLO platform. This agreement will provide equity for the issuance of multiple CLOs over approximately the next two years. Through this investment, Kennedy Lewis and Jefferies will gain access to and share in the growth of TCW’s loan…

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September 30, 2020 – New York, NY – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), an opportunistic credit manager, has funded a $50 million committed secured corporate loan facility (the “Loan”) to Tricolor Auto (“Tricolor”), a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and one of the nation’s largest used vehicle retailers focusing on the sale and financing of vehicles to underserved communities.  The Loan provides financing to Tricolor against its portfolio of auto receivables and highlights Kennedy Lewis’ expertise in structuring complex lending facilities to specialty finance companies. This infusion of funds will support Tricolor’s efforts to continue to scale its…

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July 29, 2020 – Azimut Group (“Azimut” or the “Group”), one of Europe’s largest independent asset managers, via its US subsidiary Azimut Alternative Capital Partners, LLC (“AACP”), entered into agreements to acquire a non-controlling, minority equity interest in Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC and certain affiliated entities (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic private credit investment management firm headquartered in New York City. AACP is part of Azimut which was established in 1989, is headquartered in Milan, Italy and has in excess of $65bn in total AUM. The parent company, Azimut Holding, was listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in 2004…

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July 24, 2020 – Kennedy Lewis Investment Management LLC (“Kennedy Lewis”), a leading opportunistic credit manager, has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI). The PRI is recognized as the leading global network for investors who are committed to integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into their investment practices and ownership policies. Partners Dik Blewitt and Rakesh Wilson serve as Kennedy Lewis’ Co-Heads of ESG.

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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…

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May 22, 2020 – New York, NY – 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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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