Michael is a member of the investment team.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael spent 12 years as a Managing Director at Southpaw Asset Management LP, a credit focused hedge fund. From 1997 to 2007, Michael was a Partner at Benedetto, Gartland & Company, a boutique investment bank and private equity placement agent. Previously, Mr. Benedetto was with the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Merrill Lynch & Co. and the Corporate Finance department at Salomon Brothers Inc.
Michael received a B.A. in philosophy from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.