We believe in the fundamentals. In the details.
In doing things right, acting ethically and professionally and building from the ground up.

Our Business Principles
& Core values

We are an independent global investment management firm committed to excellence in all that we do – our research and investments, service to investors, and operation of our business.
Our highest priority
is the best interests of our investors.
Our economic interests are aligned with that of our investors. Our partners, managing directors, principals and employees, as a group, are substantial investors in each of our funds.
We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards of professional and personal conduct.
We have a strong commitment to compliance that is part of the ethos of the Firm.
We value diversity. Diversity in thought, background and experience drives better outcomes.
We believe in teamwork based on mutual respect.
We are opportunistic and entrepreneurial investors with a disciplined investment process driven by in-depth research and rigorous risk management.
Our Firm rewards people based on merit. The strength and resilience of our people differentiate us and are our greatest assets.
We are dedicated to maintaining an inclusive culture that values every person and fosters equity, empowerment and opportunity.

Our Commitment to an
Inclusive Culture

At Davidson Kempner, our people are our greatest asset. We are dedicated to upholding an inclusive culture that values diversity, fosters belonging and promotes equality of access and opportunity.

Our Commitment to ESG

Davidson Kempner is a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and is committed to considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in its investment process where appropriate.