Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Ivan Zinn founded Atalaya Capital Management in 2006 and serves as its Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer. He oversees investment strategy and is responsible for the overall management of the firm. Ivan was previously responsible for HBK Capital Management’s strategy to originate and invest in private credit investments. Prior to HBK, he established Highbridge/Zwirn Capital Management’s European investment effort and concentrated on media and telecom special opportunity investments in the U.S. Ivan was also a private equity investment professional at Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Los Angeles office of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Physics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College, where he was an NCAA All-American tennis player. Ivan is active in various alumni leadership efforts with Claremont McKenna and is an Advisory Board member of the USTA Foundation.