Our Firm

Strategic Value Partners

We are purpose-built to invest in debt, private equity, event-driven and financing opportunities. We combine direct sourcing, financial and operational expertise to calibrate risk, protect the downside and capitalize on the upside.

The firm has established teams of investment professionals, business development executives, operating partners and an advisory council of former senior bank executives and chairpersons. The firm is headquartered in Greenwich, CT and has operated from London since 2004. The firm also maintains a presence in Tokyo and New York.

We are committed to responsible investing according to the principles of our ESG policy.

Our History


Strategic Value Partners is founded by Victor Khosla after a successful career in distressed investing at Citibank, Merrill Lynch, Cerberus, and Moore Capital


The firm launches its open-end strategy


The firm opens its London office, becoming one of the first distressed managers to establish a permanent European presence


The firm hires its first Operating Partner


The firm launches its first closed-end Special Situations Fund, raising $346 million


The firm appoints the first member of its Advisory Council


The firm opens a New York office to complement its Greenwich headquarters


The firm closes Special Situations Fund V at $5 billion, increasing firmwide AUM to more than $17.5 billion