Ivo Kolev

London, United Kingdom


Ivo Kolev is Partner, Real Assets at Apollo. Prior to joining in 2012, Ivo worked on screening, evaluating and executing special situations investments on behalf of Lone Star Funds including acquisitions of distressed commercial, residential mortgage loans and other real estate and corporate assets across Europe. Previously, he was a member of the capital markets group of State Street responsible for acquisition and execution of securitization transactions as well as mortgage and consumer loan pool acquisitions in the US and Europe. He started his career in the investment management group of Merrill Lynch in the US.

Ivo graduated magna cum laude with a double BA degree in Economics and Mathematics from St. Lawrence University in New York and is a CFA charterholder.