Magnetar’s leadership team has created an environment that values and rewards intellectual rigor, teamwork, integrity and results.
"We look for stable, long term cash flows in assets we know well and in investments we can price, structure and risk-manage across a wide range of scenarios."
– David Snyderman
David Snyderman, Global Head of Fixed Income
David Snyderman is the Global Head of Fixed Income which includes overseeing the sourcing of differentiated investment opportunities across multiple asset classes, such as corporate credit, mortgages and real estate, consumer and specialty finance, and energy and transportation related assets. He also serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee and is a member of Magnetar’s Management Committee. He has 20 years of experience in fixed income markets and joined Magnetar in 2005 shortly after launch.
Previously, Snyderman was the Head of Global Credit and a Senior Managing Director at Citadel Investment Group. During his nearly seven years with Citadel, Snyderman worked on the convertible bond desk, helped establish the credit trading desk and ultimately presided over the merger of these two groups. In addition, he served in a senior management role as a member of the Management, Portfolio Management and Investment/Risk Committees. Prior to joining Citadel, Snyderman focused on convertible securities, merger arbitrage and special situations portfolios at Koch Industries, Inc. During his five years with Koch, he worked in that firm’s Houston, Wichita and Switzerland offices. Snyderman started his career at Price Waterhouse.
He is a founding board member of the Magnetar Capital Foundation which operates the Magnetar Youth Investment Academy, an innovative high school-based financial education program now in more than 150 Chicago high school classrooms that has reached nearly 6,000 teens.
Snyderman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Washington University and completed the certified public accountant exam.