Global investment platform across asset classes spanning public and private markets.

King Street is an established global alternatives firm with an institutional platform.

We focus on identifying dislocations and applying our fundamental research approach, tactical trading capabilities and capital markets relationships to efficiently source, analyze and execute on investment opportunities.

For nearly three decades, this proven process has allowed us to unlock value across global markets. Our strong client relationships and deep understanding of how we can help meet their objectives have led to long-standing and enduring partnerships. We strive to continue evolving our product offering to provide investment solutions that leverage our broad investment capabilities and meet our investors' return objectives and liquidity preferences.

The collaborative structure of our firm, led by the Global Investment Committee, is designed with the goal of allowing capital to flow efficiently to our best ideas and leverage the full breadth of our team's capabilities. Our investment process seeks to identify situations where we believe we have a defined research, trading or sourcing edge and to help ensure speed of execution to efficiently deploy capital when a dislocation occurs.

Since our founding in 1995, King Street has continued to extend our investment philosophy and investment approach across markets. Our growing and diversified platform allows us to focus on capturing new opportunities and quickly executing with conviction while remaining flexible to dynamically rotate capital in our portfolios.

Our discipline, agility and sophistication throughout the investment process speak to our mission to generate strong risk-adjusted results for our clients throughout any market environment. We are all-weather investors.

Our Values

We focus on hiring, developing and retaining the best talent and partnering with the highest quality investors, counterparties and service providers. Our values shape our culture, are exemplified by our leadership and guide the decisions we make.

  • Excellence.

    Commitment to continuous improvement, a strong work ethic and thoughtful decision-making.

  • Teamwork.

    We believe collaboration maximizes alignment of interests, provides flexibility to deploy capital to the best ideas and leverages the full capabilities of our team.

  • Integrity.

    The highest standards of ethics, compliance, and business conduct.

  • Transparency.

    Open communication enhances our internal efficacy and ability to partner with our investors, counterparties and other third parties.

  • Discipline.

    Identifying and mitigating risks help us perform better as managers of our people, business and investment capital.

  • Longevity.

    Patience and discipline to navigate volatile markets and build a stable and enduring business.

Our Evolution

King Street’s investment philosophy has been consistently applied since its inception in 1995, with deliberate and methodical growth of our investment program globally. We leverage the strength and knowledge of our past while continuing to innovate and adapt to evolving markets to best serve our clients’ needs.

1995

  • King Street founded, launching our onshore Flagship strategy with $4 million

1997

  • Launch of our offshore Flagship strategy

2001

  • King Street AUM reached $1 billion

2005

  • Corporate structured credit trading began
  • London and Singapore offices opened

2006

  • Charlottesville office opened 
  • Capital Markets sourcing effort initiated

2007

  • European strategy launched
  • King Street AUM reached $10 billion
  • 100th employee hired

2008

  • Tokyo office opened

2010

  • Real estate direct investing began

2014

  • 200th employee hired

2016

  • Management Committee formed

2017

  • Rockford Tower CLO platform launched
  • King Street Real Estate platform launched

2020

  • Global Drawdown and Tactical Credit Opportunity strategies launched

2021

  • Global Drawdown Fund final close, raising a total of $1.2 billion
  • Palo Alto office opened

2022

  • Inaugural CBO transaction priced