Alternative investment manager Pollen Street Capital has appointed Daniel Khouri as a new partner in the firm’s US office.
Khouri will lead Pollen Street’s New York team, where he will focus on developing more partnerships with non-bank lenders.
He joined from San Francisco-based credit investment fund manager Colchis Capital Management, where he spent six years s co-head of private credit.
Prior to that, Khouri spent two years as a principal at Atalaya Capital Management – a credit opportunities fund manager in New York.
He has also worked for DB Zwirn and Citigroup in the past, and he is a chartered financial analyst in the US.
Pollen Street Capital already works with a range of alternative lenders, including several UK-based peer-to-peer lending platforms.
It recently partnered with Downing’s property finance division to fund residential development finance and bridging deals for developers.
Pollen Street capital also acts as fund manager for Honeycomb Investment Trust – a listed firm which specialises in alternative finance.