Robert Symington, Co-Senior Portfolio Manager - Avenue U.S. Strategy
Mr. Symington is responsible for assisting with the direction of the investment activities of the Avenue U.S. Strategy. Prior to joining Avenue in 2005, Mr. Symington was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the M.D. Sass Corporate Resurgence Funds of Resurgence Asset Management, L.L.C. At Resurgence, he was responsible for analyzing and actively managing a portfolio of distressed investments in a variety of industries. Mr. Symington has extensive experience analyzing companies undergoing Chapter 7 liquidation, reorganization under Chapter 11 and the pre-bankruptcy and post bankruptcy process. Mr. Symington has also served on several creditor committees, bank debt steering committees and boards of directors. Prior to his 13 years at Resurgence, Mr. Symington was a credit analyst and loan officer at the Philadelphia National Bank.
Mr. Symington received a B.A. in English Literature from Dickinson College (1986) and an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management (1992).