Victoria Aston-Duff has joined Angelo, Gordon & Co as Head of Europe. In this newly created role, she will be responsible for new business development throughout Europe as well as helping to expand the capabilities of the firm's associated London office, Angelo, Gordon Europe Ltd, where she is based.
"As part of our expanding platform, we hope to find opportunities in distressed, real estate, as well as the credit markets throughout Europe.," said John Angelo, the Chief Executive Officer of Angelo, Gordon & Co. "Vicki has the experience and industry knowledge to be helpful accessing these opportunities."
Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Ms. Aston-Duff was with Bear Stearns International Limited for 17 years, most recently as Co-Head of Equity, Derivative and Prime Brokerage Sales for Europe. Prior to that, she was Global Head of Equity Sales for Europe. She is a graduate of The London School of Economics and Queen's University, Canada.
"I'm excited to join an organization as dynamic and strong as Angelo Gordon," said Ms. Aston-Duff. "I look forward to working with my new colleagues to develop new business opportunities in Europe to help grow this franchise globally."
Angelo, Gordon & Co. was founded in 1988 and, with its affiliates, has approximately USD 20 billion under management. Currently, the firm's investment disciplines encompass four principal areas: (i) distressed debt and leveraged loans, ii) real estate, (iii) private equity and special situations and (iv) a number of hedge fund strategies. Angelo, Gordon & Co. employs over 200 employees and is headquartered in New York, with associated offices in London, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Hong Kong, Seoul, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.