Chenavari Investment Managers is a specialist asset manager focusing on all aspects of credit and structured finance. Its investment model is focused on niche credit market strategies across Credit, Structured Finance, and Illiquid Credit Opportunities. The firm's approach relies upon the close interaction of specialty investment management teams across the full spectrum of credit markets to identify idiosyncratic investment ideas.
Within the Tradable Credit markets, Chenavari is active in the key segments of Asset-Backed Securities (ABS), Corporate Credit, Financials, and index derivatives.
Established in 2011, Chenavari focuses on proprietary origination from three underlying segments: Corporate, Real Assets, and Consumer Credit.
Chenavari’s real estate lending team focuses on a differentiated direct-origination strategy in core Western Europe. Downside protection is provided through secured debt positions, with a value-add angle created through rental growth, re-zoning, refurbishing, repositioning, reduction of vacancy, and more efficient management.
Chenavari has been active in the European Leveraged Loan and CLO market since the Firm’s inception via its ABS fund and, from 2012 onwards, through the acquisition of a CLO 1.0 platform.