NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Access LLC announced today that Andrew Shuster has joined the firm as a Managing Director in New York.
Mr. Shuster joins Global Access after 23 years with the Investment Banking Division of Barclays Bank PLC, the UK-based global universal bank. The last nine years of his tenure with Barclays was in the UK, with a Western European remit where he ultimately led one of the bank’s business units. Prior to his UK assignment, he spent 14 years in Barclays New York office as a senior member of the firm’s New York investment banking group.
Before his career at Barclays, Mr. Shuster was a consultant to Citicorp Venture Capital, LTD’s leveraged investment team, and held positions in counter-party credit risk with Drexel Burnham Lambert and Bear Stearns.
Mr. Shuster holds a B.S. degree from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from New York University, Stern School of Business.
“I am very excited to join Global Access at this time, as there are significant opportunities in private equity and direct investments in Global Access’s main focus sectors including in Financial Services and FinTech particularly, but also in other sectors such as Healthcare/BioTech and AgTech as these industries adapt technology at an ever increasing pace,” said Mr. Shuster, adding that, “My focus will be on execution and building out our private equity vehicles in the U.S."
“We are looking forward to having Andrew join our team in New York,” said Michael Macaluso, the firm’s Chairman and CEO, continuing that, “His depth of experience and relationships in the financial sector will allow us to drive the growth of our private equity and direct investment platform more quickly in these vitally important sectors.”
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