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Head of Direct Lending Underwriting & Portfolio Management, Morgan Stanley Private Credit | 23 years industry experience
Head of Direct Lending Underwriting & Portfolio Management, Morgan Stanley Private Credit 23 years industry experience
David Kulakofsky is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Head of Direct Lending Underwriting & Portfolio Management for Morgan Stanley Private Credit, where he serves on the Investment Committee and focuses on origination, diligence and execution of direct lending investment opportunities. Mr. Kulakofsky joined Morgan Stanley in 2020 and has over 23 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kulakofsky was Head of Madison Capital Funding’s Software & Technology Services team and a member of Madison’s Investment Committee. Mr. Kulakofsky joined Madison Capital at its inception in 2001 as an Associate and was a Vice President and Underwriting Team Leader before transitioning to an origination role in 2007. Prior to joining Madison Capital, Mr. Kulakofsky was an Analyst in the Investment Banking group at Robert W. Baird & Co., focusing primarily on industrial M&A transactions. Mr. Kulakofsky earned a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an MBA in Analytical Finance from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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