amicaa is pleased to welcome Antoine Pfirsch as Managing Director to its recently launched Private Debt investments business.
Antoine joins amicaa and brings to the team more than 14 years of experience investing in credit and special situations across capital structures in the Asia Pacific. Antoine will support David Hoskins in the sourcing and management of transactions, with a particular focus on the Credit Opportunities strategy.
David Wood, Chief Executive Officer of amicaa welcomed Antoine, saying “We are delighted to have Antoine join amicaa. Antoine brings an extensive relationship network and deep expertise in the analysis, selection and management of private debt investments which will further enhance amicaa’s on-the-ground investment capabilities.”
Prior to amicaa, Mr Pfirsch was Managing Director at Realside Capital, a private credit manager focused on special situations and opportunistic financings in Australasia. This followed more than nine years with Anchorage Capital Group, where he was responsible for sourcing, assessing, executing and managing special situations credit and equity investments in the Asia Pacific region. Earlier in his career, Mr Pfirsch gained experience in credit and special situations investing with Shearwater Capital, Goldman Sachs and ABN AMRO.
“I am very excited to join the amicaa investments team. Non-bank lending is growing in Australasia and the amicaa Private Debt platform is well-placed to deliver superior outcomes for borrowers and investors. The platform combines the strong local expertise of the amicaa team with the global investment insights and resources of Carlyle’s US$146bn credit platform” Antoine Pfirsch said.