Kristen Jones is a Partner and Private Equity and Private Credit Research Analyst. Kristen covers a wide range of Private Credit strategies with an emphasis on U.S. stressed and distressed credit opportunities. She holds primary responsibility for maintaining coverage on a range of private credit sub-strategies including control, non-control, asset-backed, distressed lending and multi-strategy credit. She also covers US turnaround (i.e. distressed equity) and a number esoteric strategies, such as aviation, drug royalties and litigation finance. In addition to providing intensive onsite due diligence, strategy forecasts, written manager evaluations and investment recommendations.

Kristen directly supports the Albourne Head of Private Markets and Albourne COO as a project manager and function liaison for Private Markets initiatives. Before joining Albourne in 2009, Kristen worked at Waycrosse, Inc. Cargill and MacMillan Family Office (2006-2008) and Lacrosse Global Fund Services in the cash and collateral group (2008). Kristen is based in Minnesota and reports through Albourne’s San Francisco office. Kristen holds a B.S.B. in Finance with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Curtis L. Carlson School of Management.