NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GoldenTree Asset Management LP, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, today announced that Dean Merritt has joined the firm as Partner, heading up European restructurings and turnarounds. He is based in GoldenTree’s London office and will be working closely with Ted Lodge, Global Head of Restructurings and Turnarounds.
“We have worked with Dean for years and are very excited to be joining forces with him in Europe,” said Steve Tananbaum, GoldenTree’s Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer. “Dean has a notable record of successful European restructurings, an area which is an important part of our distressed investment strategy; he’s highly regarded in Europe for his roles as financial and operational restructuring adviser, chief restructuring officer and board member.”
Immediately prior to GoldenTree, Mr. Merritt was a partner at London-based specialist restructuring boutique, Talbot Hughes McKillop LLP, which he joined in 2004. His most recent restructuring work there included the high-profile assignment of Chief Restructuring Officer of Punch Taverns, one of the UK's largest leased pub groups, with a portfolio of more than 3,800 pubs.
Previously, he was a partner both in Arthur Andersen's Restructuring Group and in Ernst & Young's restructuring team.
About GoldenTree Asset Management
GoldenTree is one of the largest independent asset managers specializing in corporate and structured credit, with primary offices in New York and London. GoldenTree manages approximately $23 billion in assets across a variety of absolute return, long only and opportunistic strategies. GoldenTree has more than 190 employees including over 40 investment professionals. The firm is 100% employee owned. For further information on GoldenTree, please visit http://www.goldentree.com.