David Schiff

Founding Partner

Mr. Schiff has more than 23 years experience developing and investing in asset-backed and structured products.  He has a vast depth of knowledge, expertise within the investment segment and is known for his disciplined, risk-sensitive and creative approach to investing.  His asset knowledge includes a broad range of real and financial assets such as rail, aircraft, shipping, credit card receivables, auto loans, sub-prime auto loans, cat bonds, real estate, premium finance, equipment [...] more

 

Andrew Dym

Founding Partner

Mr. Dym has more than 29 years of experience in the asset-backed and structured credit products arenas, spanning the asset management, principal investing, lending, rating agency, and financial guaranty industries. His vast asset experience and knowledge includes a broad and diversified range of consumer and commercial asset classes and securities, cash flow streams, and operating businesses with a focus in the asset-based lending and specialty finance spaces. [...] more

 

Andrew Hobson

Partner

Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC, Mr. Hobson was a senior financial executive at Univision for over twenty years; his long and successful tenure there began as a member of the three-person team responsible for executing A. Jerrold Perenchio’s leveraged buyout acquisition of Univision from Hallmark Cards in 1992. At varying times during his tenure with Univision, Mr. Hobson was responsible for financial reporting, tax, treasury, risk management, financial and strategic planning, capital allocation, banking and investor relations, affiliate relations, information technology, procurement, human resources and corporate administration. [...] more

 

Joseph Schottland

Partner

Mr. Schottland has nearly two decades of experience as a trusted advisor and senior executive helping companies across multiple industry sectors and geographies develop company and business unit growth and survival strategies, drive commercial and operational performance improvement, and navigate comprehensive restructurings and workouts both in and out of court protection. [...] more

 

Amy Cohen

Head of Marketing and Investor Relations

Ms. Cohen has over 20 years of experience working in the capital markets in positions across marketing, investor relations, trading and structuring.  Ms. Cohen’s strategy expertise spans credit (corporate, structured, distressed and asset-based), equities, converts and real assets.  She has successfully raised assets for alternative investment managers in both private equity and hedge fund vehicles.  She has a deep investor network across institutional, high net worth, family offices, pension and endowment/foundation investors. [...] more

 

David Anderson

Mr. Anderson has over sixteen years of experience in the capital markets with the last eleven years spent focused on emerging market lending (including pre-export facilities for farm inputs, construction financing for feed plants, and corporate financing of regional producers/processors of grains).  Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC in July of 2017 [...] more

 

Claes Ekstrom

Mr. Ekstrom has over 20 years of experience in asset-backed investing, mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance across healthcare and various other industries. Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC in January of 2016, Mr. Ekstrom was a member of the Perella Weinberg Partners' Asset Based Value Strategy Investment Team, where he focused on corporate, healthcare and consumer opportunities. [...] more

 

Michel Ciambra

Mr. Ciambra has over 30 years of experience in trade finance, EM direct lending, private debt, special situations and fixed income. Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC in June of 2017, Mr. Ciambra was a Managing Director at Cordiant Capital, where he focused on emerging markets direct lending and led the macro investment committee and all direct non IFI origianations. [...] more

 

Olivier Levitte

Mr. Levitte has over 27 years of experience in the energy, infrastructure, structured products and securitization areas in various investing, trading, structuring and banking roles. During his career, he has developed a deep experience in asset classes including energy (E&P, midstream, services), infrastructure and projects, equipment leasing, secured and unsecured consumer lending, middle market lending, export finance, insurance and risk transfer as well as cash and synthetic CLOs and CDOs. [...] more

 

Ethan Ard

Mr. Ard has over 7 years of top-tier software development and program management experience, and an additional 4 years of high-level management consulting experience in private equity, banking, and insurance. Throughout his career, Mr. Ard has proven himself to be a highly qualified programmer, communicator, problem solver, and leader at some of the world’s most notable companies. [...] more

 

Alessandro Willberg

Mr. Willberg has over twelve years of experience in the capital markets with the last six years focused on corporate lending spanning the emerging and frontier markets with deal origination and structuring across non-investment grade corporate lending, project and infrastructure finance, and structured credit.  Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners in June 2017 [...] more

 

Andrew Pelekis

Mr. Pelekis has five years experience in the capital markets with the last two years as lead arranger, monitoring a private investment fund with EM focus.  Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners in June 2017, Mr. Pelekis was an Associate at Cordiant Capital from 2015 till June 2017. [...] more

 

Joshua Little

Mr. Little has over 10 years of experience across legal, strategic and business affairs relating to asset management.  Prior to joining Innovatus Capital Partners, LLC in August 2016, Mr. Little held several positions including Senior Managing Director of Business & Legal Affairs at Third Avenue Management, a registered investment adviser, and Member of the Board of Directors [...] more