9Questions — Dan Zwirn, Arena Investors
- David Bell
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Dan Zwirn is the founder, CEO and CIO of Arena Investors, a credit-focused asset manager that provides capital for special situations, including private corporate and asset-based lending, real estate and structured finance.
Arena has become a $3.6bn global investment firm focusing on special situations asset and credit investments in corporates, real estate, and structured finance.
He spoke with 9fin about how tighter borrowing conditions are starting to cause trouble across leveraged finance, direct lending and structured credit, and why flexibility is a key pillar of Arena’s lending strategy.