Andrea has over 14 years restructuring and special situations experience from both an advisory and buy side perspective in large complex transactions across multiple jurisdictions. Andrea began his career at Lehman Brothers in the Debt Capital Markets division covering investment grade Italian and Spanish corporates. Following Lehman Brothers, Andrea received an MBA at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
After his MBA, Andrea joined Goldman Sachs as an Associate in the European Special Situations Group, Goldman Sachs' proprietary investment team in the Fixed Income division where he worked as a buy-side credit analyst.
Major Recent Projects
- Adviser to the Conflicts Committee of Seadrill Partners LLC (SDLP), an offshore drilling rigs owner and operator, in the context of: (i) the financial restructuring of its $2.3 billion bank facilities; (ii) the financial restructuring of its $2.8 billion Term Loan B (held by par lenders and secondary buyers); and (iii) SDRL's (SDLP's controlling shareholder) Chapter 11 process.
- Financial adviser to the Informal Creditors Committee of Glitnir, an Icelandic bank with in excess of €15 billion of debt.
- Adviser to Straumur, an Icelandic Investment Bank with international operations in the UK and Denmark, on the restructuring of the group's €1.8 billion debt.
- Adviser to the private equity sponsor in the restructuring of Samsonite, the global luggage business.