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Kramer Van Kirk Credit Strategies L.P. (“KVK”) is a Chicago based, multi-discipline credit asset management firm established in 2012 and managed by Principals Tom Kramer and Tim Van Kirk.  KVK has assembled a team of 23 seasoned credit, operations and compliance professionals to complement their combined 50+ years of experience in the credit markets.  KVK’s strategy for growth focuses on Collateralized Loan Obligation (“CLO”) issuance supplemented with market driven opportunities and bespoke structured funds.  Since the firm’s inception in 2012, Kramer and Van Kirk have structured eight deals totaling $4.1B in assets under management. Kramer and Van Kirk have extensive knowledge of both the sell and buy side of the senior secured credit markets as well as a history of structuring, raising and managing eighteen CLOs.