Kobi Sam

Kobi Sam

Managing Director, Emerging Market Alternative Credit

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Kobi is a Managing Director in the Emerging Market Alternative Credit team at Ninety One where he leads private, opportunistic, impact, and sustainable credit investments. He also leads Origination and the Consumer, General Industries, and Services sectors for the Credit Opportunities strategy. Since joining Ninety One in 2013, he has invested in private credit, private equity and impact opportunities.

Prior to joining Ninety One, Kobi was a Vice President in the Strategic Advisory group at Evercore Partners where he focused on mergers & acquisitions. Before that he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and started his career in the Structured Credit Products group at J.P. Morgan.

Kobi has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Joseph Wharton Fellow and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Stony Brook University where he graduated summa cum laude. He also has a Certificate in ESG Investing from the CFA® Institute and is a CAIA® Charterholder.