Per Astra - USA Managing Director for AGSM LLC - a Pittsburgh based Private Equity company
Portfolio Manager, Polygon Investment Partners Director Credit Trading Products, Nomura International plc Director of High Yield Research, Deutsche Bank
Andrew has over 14 years of in-depth institutional investment experience, managing large diversified equity and debt portfolios with a variety of capital and ownership structures. Andrew has a track record of consistent profitable investments in corporate credit markets whilst he was managing a $ multi-billion investment portfolio. The oil and gas industry was a key focus of the investment strategy during Andrew’s time managing the investment portfolio with a strong focus on exploration and development companies. As a Portfolio Manager for a global multi-billion dollar hedge fund, Andrew co-managed the firm's global credit portfolio and was a member of its Risk Committee that analyzed the Fund's overall investment risks at a macro and micro level.
Andrew has an entrepreneurial nature and is excited by opportunities that create long-term value creation through involvement with industry professionals. Andrew is a perfect fit for Per Astra whereby his financial contacts and banking knowledge can often help to find funding.
Andrew is Managing Director for AGSM LLC a Pittsburgh based Private Equity company.
Andrew’s Investment philosophy incorporates the following skills, competencies and network of contacts:
Fundamental Business Research Skills
Modeling & Sensitivity Analysis
Liquidity & Comparable Analysis
Knowledge of Procedures of Chp. 11
Knowledge of Bond & Loan Covenants Structures
Disciplined Approach to Valuation
Thorough Evaluation of All Risks Not Just Financial