Andrew A. McKnight is a managing director, serving on the investment committee for the Credit Funds and co-heads the Corporate Debt and Securities Group at Fortress Investment Group LLC. Mr. McKnight is also a member of the Management Committee of Fortress.
Prior to joining Fortress in February 2005, Mr. McKnight was the trader for Fir Tree Partners where he was responsible for analyzing and trading high yield and convertible bonds, bank debt, derivatives and equities for the $2.3 billion value-based hedge fund. Prior to Fir Tree, Mr. McKnight worked on Goldman, Sachs & Co.’s distressed bank debt trading desk.
Mr. McKnight received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia.