Travis Kling Details

Travis Kling spent ten years in traditional finance before founding Ikigai. Most recently, he was an L/S Equity Portfolio Manager ($200mm) at Point72 ($90bn) through 2017. Prior to that, Travis was an Energy Analyst at Magnetar Capital ($4.6bn), 2011 to 2015, investing across the capital structure in L/S equities and non-control private equity and debt.

From 2008 to 2010, he was an Investment Banker with Simmons & Company, focused on M&A. Travis has a BBA in Accounting and MS in Finance from Texas A&M University.

Source: Ikigai Fund

Current Projects

Ikigai Asset Management, CIO & Founder


Venice, California


Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, MS, Finance, 2007-2008 Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, BBA, Accounting, 2003-2007

Previous Projects

Point72 Asset Management, Portfolio Manager, 2015-2017 Magnetar Capital, Energy Analyst, 2011-2015 Simmons & Company International, Corporate Finance Analyst, 2008-2010 KPMG, Transaction Service Associate, 2007



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