Atalaya Capital adds managing director for equity and credit

Young Kwon joined real estate money management firm Atalaya Capital Management as a managing director, a new position, a spokeswoman said in an e-mail.

Mr. Kwon will lead Atalaya’s investment in equity, debt and structured strategies, including commercial mortgage-backed securities.

Mr. Kwon had been a managing director in real estate debt at alternative investment firm Apollo Global Management. Mr. Kwon left Apollo Global Management in June and has not been replaced, a spokesman at the firm confirmed.