Facetime with Ara Cohen, Knighthead
Online Zoom Conference
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Ara Cohen is the co-founder and co-portfolio manager at Knighthead Capital Management, LLC, an SEC registered investment management firm founded in 2008 specializing in long-short event driven, distressed credit and other special situations across a broad array of industries. Mr. Cohen has been involved in the business of investing in debt and equity securities since 1993. Prior to co-founding Knighthead in 2008, Mr. Cohen was a principal at Redwood Capital Management from early 2001, shortly after the firm’s founding by Jonathan Kolatch, a former partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Cohen subsequently helped build the firm from a small start-up to a multi-billion dollar fund. From 1998 until 2001 Mr. Cohen was a Principal of King Street Capital Management L.L.C., a hedge fund focusing on distressed securities. From 1995 until 1998, Mr. Cohen was a principal of Tamarix Capital Corporation, an international merchant banking firm focused on making investments in companies experiencing difficulties due to a lack of capital, financial expertise or managerial focus. Mr. Cohen began his career in 1993 at Brown Brothers Harriman & Company where he served principally as an analyst for The 1818 Fund, L.P. and The 1818 Fund II., two private equity partnerships sponsored by the firm with over $800 million of committed capital. Mr. Cohen graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1993.
This event is part of YJP's "Facetime with Finance Leaders" series.
Please join in on a conversation with Ara Cohen, Co-Founder of Knighthead Capital and learn about Ara's career and how he launched his own fund which now has over $5b AUM.
July 27th, 5:30PM-6:30PM
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This event is complimentary for:
Professional level members in the finance division.
Young Leadership members and above levels.