Nathaniel M. Zilkha (New York) joined KKR in 2007 and serves as the Co-Head of KKR Credit, the firm’s global credit investing business. KKR Credit invests in special situations, private credit and leveraged credit (long only, opportunistic and long /short traded credit), primarily through private funds, separate accounts and CLO’s. He is also the co-portfolio manager of the KKR Special Situations funds, which he has managed since their inception in 2009.
He is a member of the Private Credit Investment Committee, Special Situations Investment Committee, Credit Portfolio Management Committee and Public Markets Management Committee. Mr. Zilkha also spent time as a member of KKR’s Private Equity Team in KKR’s Menlo Park office. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Zilkha was a member of the Principal Investment Area of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he invested in private equity and principal debt transactions. He is currently on the boards of directors of Amedisys, Hilding Anders, and Winoa. At KKR, he was formerly on the boards of Harden Healthcare, QMH, Oriental Brewery, and Jazz Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Zilkha graduated cum laude from Princeton University.