Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Marc Lasry

Chairman and CEO, Avenue Capital Group


Marc Lasry is Chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital Group, which he co-founded. He is also co-founder of Amroc Investments. Distressed investing has been the focus of his career for more than two decades. Prior to operating Amroc as an independent entity, Lasry managed capital for Amroc Investments LP, which was affiliated with Acadia Partners LP. Lasry was previously co-director of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Department at Cowen & Company and director of the Private Debt Department at Smith Vasiliou Management Company. He also clerked for the Hon. Edward Ryan, former chief bankruptcy judge of the Southern District of New York. Lasry received a bachelor's degree from Clark University and a J.D. from New York Law School.


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