Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Jim Zelter

Managing Partner, Apollo Capital Management

Mr. Zelter joined Apollo Management in 2006. Mr. Zelter is the managing partner of Apollo Capital Management. At Apollo, Mr. Zelter is CEO and board member of Apollo Investment Corp. and oversees the firm's activities in a broad array of asset classes. Prior to joining Apollo Management, Mr. Zelter was with Citigroup and its predecessor companies from 1994 to 2006. He was responsible for the global expansion and strong financial performance of the Special Situations Investment Group, a proprietary investment group he founded within Citigroup's Fixed Income Division. As head of Citigroup's Special Situations Investment Group, Mr. Zelter was responsible for the acquisition of approximately $5 billion of NPL portfolios and ancillary investments. While with Citigroup, Mr. Zelter also served on the Global Fixed Income Management Committee. Mr. Zelter is a board member of DUMAC, the investment management company that oversees the Duke Endowment and Duke Foundation. Mr. Zelter has a BA in economics from Duke University.


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