NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atalaya Capital Management announced today that Rebecca Chia has joined the firm as the Head of Business Development and Investor Relations. Mrs. Chia will oversee the firm’s capital development efforts.
“Atalaya has extensive private investment expertise across asset classes and has brought on additional talent and infrastructure over the past year to position the business to capitalize on public market opportunities and future market dislocations. Rebecca is a timely and well-placed addition to our strategy to further deepen the pool of talent at Atalaya. I am confident she will strengthen relationships with our investors, contribute to managing our brand, and help drive growth across the Atalaya platform. We are excited about her joining our team,” said Ivan Zinn, Atalaya’s Founding Partner and CIO.
Mrs. Chia most recently was Head of Marketing at Third Point Management LLC and spent the majority of her career at Davidson Kempner Capital Management, where she was the Head of Asia-Pacific Sales and Client Service. She began her career as an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers. Mrs. Chia holds a B.S. from Northwestern University in Economics and Journalism and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).
“Having known of Atalaya for years, I’m thrilled to join such a talented and experienced team. I look forward to strengthening our investor partnerships, working with our strategic partner, Dyal Capital Partners, and building a world-class business development and investor relations effort here,” Mrs. Chia added.
Founded in 2006, Atalaya primarily focuses on making private credit and special situation investments in three principal asset classes – financial assets, real estate, and corporate. Atalaya is headquartered in New York City and has more than $5 billion in assets under management. For more information, please visit www.atalayacap.com.