Andy Mitchell is the Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Lantern Capital Partners and Lantern Asset Management. Mr. Mitchell brings over 18 years of investment management, financial advisory, capital markets and restructuring experience. His professional investment and advisory experience includes Cerberus Capital Management, Centerbridge Partners, Ally Financial’s Global Special Assets Group, Houlihan Lokey’s and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ restructuring groups.
As part of Ally’s transformation to a bank holding company, Mr. Mitchell led the creation of the SAG and policies related to the management of special assets and watch-list credits. He also chaired Ally’s Special Assets Group Risk Management Committee and worked with the Federal Reserve and other regulators on related compliance issues.
Prior to joining Lantern, Mr. Mitchell led Ally Financial’s Global Special Assets Group (SAG) and served as President of the Business Capital Group, including non-performing portfolios in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The business units managed by SAG represented the legacy operations of GMAC/ResCap that provided a range of debt and equity capital. During Mr. Mitchell’s tenure these divisions managed, restructured and disposed of more than 300 investments including approximately $5 billion of debt and equity assets.
Mr. Mitchell has led and assisted in numerous major and middle market transactions across a variety of industries including: complex restructurings, recapitalizations, private placements, distressed mergers and acquisitions and valuations of distressed and healthy companies. He has been a speaker on restructuring topics at several conferences and universities, and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association.
Mr. Mitchell has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a double major in finance and accounting from Texas Christian University.