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Erik Falk

Head of Strategy

Fast Facts

  • Senior executive with deep asset management and credit market experience
  • Joined Magnetar in September 2017
  • Focused on strategic initiatives across the firm
  • Member of the firm’s Investment and Management committees

Erik Falk brings three decades of asset management and credit markets experience to his role as the Head of Strategy at Magnetar Capital.

Prior to joining Magnetar in September 2017, Erik most recently worked for KKR & Co. Inc. as the Global Head of Private Credit. He oversaw the private funds within the firm’s credit business and served on the Private Credit Investment, Leveraged Credit Investment and Portfolio Management committees. Previously, Erik spent eight years at Deutsche Bank, holding several roles in the bank’s global markets division including founding the special situations group and co-heading the global securitized products group.

Erik has served on the boards of the Home Partners of America, Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), Corporate Capital Trust, and Corporate Capital Trust II.

Erik earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in chemical engineering from Stanford University.


Stanford University
Master of Science, Chemical Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering


  • Member, Investment and Management committees
  • Senior Advisor, Star Mountain Capital
  • Investment Committee Member, The Public Theater

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