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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about how Magnetar approaches investments in businesses.

Answers to questions commonly asked by businesses

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What size companies does the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team typically invest in?

We have a wide spectrum of experience and are comfortable investing in early stage start-up companies to the world’s largest companies. We possess a...

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How much capital does the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team typically invest per company?

We are open to small investments in companies we believe have the potential to scale. We are also open to larger investment sizes when the right opportunity...

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What differentiates the Magnetar Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team?

A flat organizational structure has helped us to cultivate a collaborative, think tank environment. Our team comes from a diverse array of backgrounds and...

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What industries does the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team typically focus on?

We are open to a broad range of opportunities which has expanded over time:

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What types of securities and structures is the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team comfortable with?

We pride ourselves on our flexible approaches. We can invest in many types of securities that provide growth capital to companies that have the potential to...

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Where does the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team invest geographically?

Our primary focus is North America and Europe, though we also have experience working in Asia, South America and Australia.

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What kind of infrastructure supports the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team?

We have built an infrastructure to support our approach of combining quantitative and fundamental lenses. Our portfolio managers are supported by our...

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What are examples of value the Alternative Credit and Fixed Income team has driven on past equity investments?

We have opportunistically driven investment value creation on multiple fronts. Examples include: 1. Contributed to IT buildouts 2. Helped with senior...

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Why Magnetar Energy and Infrastructure?

We pride ourselves on the deep industry expertise of our investment professionals which, when paired with institutional caliber infrastructure, results in an...

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How does the Energy and Infrastructure team approach investments in a way that differs from how private equity firms do so?

Alignment is a critical differentiator. We generally focus on non-control investments, which enables us to maintain strong relationships, and mitigates...

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Where does the Energy and Infrastructure team invest geographically?

Our primary focus is North America—specifically in the United States and Canada.

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