Zais Group LLC

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Key Facts

Founded07/1997
Websitehttps://www.zaisgroup.com
HeadquartersRed Bank, NJ
Other OfficesLondon, Shanghai, Tokyo, Dublin
Employees60
AUM$3.4 billion
AUM as ofSeptember 14, 2017
StrategiesAsia, Credit
Clients25

Overview

Zais Group LLC is a hedge fund based in Red Bank, NJ with offices in London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Dublin. It was founded in 07/1997. They hold $3.4 billion in assets under management as of September 14, 2017. Read their Plain English Brochure. Traditionally a credit fund (RMBS, CMBS, Bank Debt, ABS, HY and IG Bonds), in November of 2009 Zais hired Jun Mihara, formerly of Merrill Lynch, to raise just over $1 billion for an Asian distressed fund. He will be CIO.

Sub Funds and Performance

NameAUM (bn) Type Min Investment Num Clients Internal $ % Fund of Funds $ % Prime Brokers
Galleria Cdo V, Ltd. 0.050 securitized asset fund 500,000 100.0
Zais Atlas Master Fund, LP 0.031 hedge fund 1,000,000 17 14.0 Barclays Capital Inc., JP Morgan
Zais CLO 1, Limited 0.264 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 2, Limited 0.296 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 3, Limited 0.403 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 4, Limited 0.270 securitized asset fund 100,000 5 30.0
Zais CLO 5, Limited 0.381 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 6, Limited 0.017 securitized asset fund 100,000 2 100.0
Zais Investment Grade Limited IX 0.093 securitized asset fund 250,000 3 2.0 100.0
Zais Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd. 0.545 hedge fund 5,000,000 23 27.0 Barclays Capital Inc., JP Morgan
Zais Value-Added Real Estate Fund I, LP 0.001 real estate fund 5,000,000 31 26.0
Zais Zephyr A-6, LP 0.108 hedge fund 4,900,000 3 49.0
Zephyr Recovery 2004-1 LP 0.000 hedge fund 1,000,000 12
Zephyr Recovery II-A LP 0.000 hedge fund 1,000,000 8

Key People

NameTitlePositionOwnership
Kelvin LuiHead Of Information Technology And Analytics Owner or OfficerNone
Nisha MotaniChief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Mark RussoGeneral Counsel Owner or OfficerNone
Karen ShapiroChief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Michael SzymanskiPresident Owner or OfficerNone
Christian ZugelManaging Member And Chief Investment Officer Owner or OfficerNone

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