Diverse Leaders in Special Situations Investing Insight Day

Location: New York, United States

Atalaya Capital Management is inviting current college freshmen and sophomores from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds to apply to its first Investing Insight Day. Atalaya is an investment firm with a unique strategy that uses deep private equity style diligence processes to invest flexibly across debt and equity, agnostic of industry or asset class. This event will provide attendees with opportunities to learn more about the firm’s mandate, receive technical instruction, and career mentorship. Attendees will be considered for future internships and full-time employment with the firm.
Representative Investments:
  • Majority equity buyout and turnaround of a Halloween Costume manufacturer emerging from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • Repeated investments in a variety of commercial aircraft
  • Structured debt investment in a Manhattan Hotel
  • Equipment leases in a number of middle market and large cap businesses
  • ~$85mm equity investment in neo-bank
  • Purchase of a ~$200mm portfolio of loans to software companies
  • ~$53mm hybrid debt and equity investment in an Amazon.com native consumer product rollup
  • ~$60mm in growth financing to an enterprise software company focused on cloud management
Tentative Agenda:
Firm Overview:
  • Presentations from senior members of the firm on Atalaya’s structure and investment strategy
Technical Instruction:
  • Attendees will receive instruction on the fundamentals of corporate finance, investment evaluation, and financial modeling
Career Mentorship:
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to network directly with employees of Atalaya Capital Management to receive insight on future career options and the recruiting process
Candidate Qualities:
  • High levels of ownership and drive
  • Sound judgement based on good intuition and related experience
  • High integrity, collegial, and transparent
  • Organized and strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
How to Apply:
  • If interested, kindly apply by emailing talent@atalayacap.com with your resume and any questions you may have
  • Application window opens Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 – closes Friday, December 9th, 2022
  • Event will be held in January 2023 – more details to come for accepted candidates
About Atalaya:

Atalaya is a privately held, SEC-registered alternative investment advisory firm. Since inception, Atalaya has invested in excess of $5 billion. Atalaya focuses primarily on making private credit and special opportunity investments. Across three asset classes – specialty finance, real estate, and corporate – Atalaya originates and opportunistically purchases credit or asset-based investments through closed-end funds for a client base of predominantly institutional investors, including endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, and public and corporate pension plans. Atalaya’s funds target either a current yield or an absolute return, seeking to capitalize on our many years of experience across investment cycles and market conditions. Investment strategies often target investments in markets not well served by traditional lenders or the broader capital markets. Our Culture Entrepreneurial, collaborative, creative, transparent, and willing to resist the status quo in pursuing excellent outcomes. Our Team A strong and stable foundation of experienced professionals to protect capital and foster enduring relationships. This is the result of being open-minded and flexible, while holding ourselves to high standards both personally and professionally.

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Atalaya Capital Management LP
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Dec 9, 2022
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