Angelo, Gordon & Co.

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Angelo Gordon & Co.
Type Private
Industry Private equity
Founded 1988
Headquarters 245 Park Avenue
New York City, New York, U.S.
Products Distressed securities, hedge funds, Leveraged buyouts
Total assets $25 billion

Angelo Gordon & Company is an American alternative investment manager[1] focused on making distressed investments and a hedge fund sponsor. Within its hedge fund activities, Angelo Gordon focuses on a number of alternative investment strategies. The firm also manages convertible arbitrage, credit arbitrage, leveraged loans, merger arbitrage, real estate, power/energy as well as multi-strategy portfolios for its clients.

The firm is headquartered in New York City and has offices in Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo and Oak Brook, Illinois.

The firm was founded in 1988 by John M. Angelo and Michael L. Gordon. Prior to the founding of Angelo Gordon, the two co-founders ran the arbitrage department of L.F. Rothschild in the 1980s.[2]


Angelo Gordon operates three basic types of investment vehicles:

In recent news reports, Angelo Gordon & Co is the lead secured creditor including that of Bally Technologies & New Evolution Fitness with founder Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley & Dean Moloney will be purchasing Tribune Company, Philadelphia Media Holdings and the Star Tribune Media Company in Minneapolis.[3][4] The company was selected by the U.S. government to participate in the Public-Private Investment Program for Legacy Assets, under which the government will back investment managers' purchases of toxic assets from banks.

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