Access exclusive, institutional Private Equity
We are experienced credit investors who can identify, source and structure compelling opportunities across the credit markets. We have developed and nurtured a robust network of relationships over the past 15 years which we draw upon to source assets, formulate capital market solutions and form investment partnerships.
Prior to forming Valentus, Behzad was the Head of Credit Trading and Managing Director at Hudson Advisors, the asset manager for Lone Star Funds – a private equity fund that has raised $85B in capital since 1995 and that is heavily involved in the credit investing space. Prior to Hudson and during the Great Financial Crisis, Mr. Taufiq worked in the Mortgage Trading team at Cerberus Capital Management (“Cerberus”), a private equity fund that has raised $42 billion in capital since 1992 and specializes in distressed investing. Prior to working at Cerberus, Mr. Taufiq worked at Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company and Certavi Capital Management.
Mr. Taufiq is a graduate of UC Berkeley.
Opportunistic and strategic investments in credit
Valentus Capital Management ("Valentus") is the Investment Manager of the Valentus Fund Limited Partnerships ("Valentus Funds"). Valentus anticipates registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a Registered Investment Advisor under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Valentus was founded on the core principles of nimbleness, agnostic investing and innovation. We focus on event-driven and value-oriented investments within credit instruments backed by consumer and commercial entities. We combine experienced credit investing through the peaks and troughs of credit cycles with disciplined and prudent capital deployment to identify attractive risk-adjusted opportunities for Valentus Funds.
Valentus aims to deliver results not only by sourcing assets and formulating strategies but by adhering to active asset management practices that enhance investment potential.
$ 250 Million
Target Fund Size
With upside potential
>$ 50 Million
Accessible through digitalization
Commitment period from Final closing of investors
Universe of Investible Assets
Residential-Backed Mortgage Securities (RMBS)
Corporate Loan Obligations (CLO) & Asset Backed Securities (ABS)
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