Zais Group LLC

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Key Facts

Founded07/1997
Websitehttps://www.zaisgroup.com
HeadquartersRed Bank, NJ
Other OfficesLondon, Shanghai, Tokyo, Dublin
Employees76
AUM$4.2 billion
AUM as ofApril 4, 2016
StrategiesAsia, Credit
Clients30

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 $4.2 billion in assets under management as of April 4, 2016. 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. 0.057 securitized asset fund 500,000 100.0
Zais Atlas Master Fund, LP 0.053 hedge fund 1,000,000 22 9.0 Barclays Capital Inc.
Zais CLO 1, Limited 0.265 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 2, Limited 0.297 securitized asset fund 100,000 1 100.0
Zais CLO 3, Limited 0.403 securitized asset fund 100,000 2 100.0
Zais CLO 4, Limited 0.115 securitized asset fund 7,500,000 5 30.0
Zais CLO 5, Limited 0.112 securitized asset fund 40,000,000 1 100.0
Zais Investment Grade Limited IX 0.167 securitized asset fund 250,000 3 2.0 100.0
Zais Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd. 0.523 hedge fund 5,000,000 22 25.0 Barclays Capital Inc.
Zais Value-Added Real Estate Fund I, LP 0.010 real estate fund 5,000,000 31 36.0
Zais Zephyr A-6, LP 0.100 securitized asset 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
Donna BlankChief Financial Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Don ChoeChief Technology Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Marc GalliganChief Risk Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Karen ShapiroChief Compliance Officer Owner or OfficerNone
Howard SteinbergGeneral Counsel Owner or OfficerNone
Michael SzymanskiPresident Owner or OfficerNone
Christian ZugelManaging Member And Chief Investment Officer Owner or OfficerNone

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