Sylvia Owens

Senior Portfolio Advisor

Sylvia is a Senior Portfolio Advisor in Aksia’s New York office where she provides institutional investors with tailored advice on their alternative investment programs. She is responsible for working with clients globally, specializing in portfolio pacing and construction, GP selection, and creative structuring approaches. She has experience working with investors in the buildout of new or expanded dedicated private credit and opportunistic allocations, working closely with investment staff regarding formulating investment policy, benchmarking, and other implementation considerations specific to the asset class. Prior to joining Aksia in July 2016, Sylvia spent nearly a decade in the private market space, working with both investors and GPs in private equity, real assets and private credit fund selection and positioning. She began her career in 1992 at Goldman Sachs in Chicago, where she managed the Midwest convertible business specializing in covering insurance companies, asset management firms and other institutional investors. She later co-led the equity structured products group for Goldman, with a particular focus on synthetic convertibles. Sylvia earned a B.A. in Economics and East Asian Studies from the University of Southern California and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Sylvia is a founding board member of the Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN).

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