Jeffery Benjamin

Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP

Jeffery Benjamin

Jeffery Benjamin

Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP

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Founder at Involta LLC

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Senior Partner, Co-Lead Private Equity, Private Equity at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Vice Chairman at Mercycare Service Corporation

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Chief Executive Officer at A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Involta LLC

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Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Counsel at Involta LLC

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Co-Founder at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Executive Chairman at SecurityCoverage, Inc.

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Co-Chief Operating Officer at Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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Senior Partner at TPG Capital, LP

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Jeffery Benjamin
Senior Advisor at Cyrus Capital Partners LP
Bachelor's Degree

Tufts University is a private research university located in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The university is organized into ten schools, including two undergraduate programs and eight graduate divisions, on four campuses in Massachusetts and the French Alps. The university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines and is known for its internationalism and study abroad programs.

Master of Science, Concentration in Finance

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

Career History

Since its founding in 1990, Apollo has grown to become one of the world's largest alternative investment managers. As of June 30, 2012, we had total assets under management of $105 billion, with a team of 616 employees located in ten offices around the world. We attribute our success to our key competitive strengths: our investment process and approach to investing, which incorporates our flexibility to invest throughout market cycles and across the capital structure, our deep industry expertise and focus on complex transactions, our investment edge which creates proprietary investment opportunities, and our collaboration with portfolio company management teams; our integrated business model which combines the strength of our private equity, credit-oriented capital markets, and real estate platforms, and also includes a dedicated Natural Resources Fund; our long-standing investor relationships which include many of the world’s most prominent pension and endowment funds, financial institutions and individuals; our long-term capital base; our strong management team and reputation; and our alignment of interests with investors in our funds and shareholders. We operate our businesses in an integrated manner, which we believe distinguishes us from other alternative investment managers. Our investment professionals frequently collaborate and share information across disciplines including market insight, management, banking and consultant contacts as well as potential investment opportunities, which contributes to our library of industry knowledge and enables us to invest successfully across a company’s capital structure. The integrated Apollo platform and the experience of our investment team have enabled us to deliver strong long-term investment performance in our funds throughout a range of economic cycles. Our investment approach is value-oriented, focusing on industries in which we have considerable knowledge, and emphasizing downside protection and the preservation of capital. We are frequently contrarian in our investment approach, which is reflected in a number of ways, including: our willingness to invest in industries that our competitors typically avoid; the often complex structures we employ in some of our investments, including our willingness to pursue difficult corporate carve-out transactions; our experience investing during periods of uncertainty or distress in the economy or financial markets; our orientation towards sole-sponsored transactions; and our willingness to undertake transactions that have substantial business, regulatory or legal complexity. We have successfully applied this investment philosophy since Apollo's founding, allowing us to identify what we believe to be attractive investment opportunities, deploy capital across the balance sheet of industry leading businesses, and create value for our investors throughout economic cycles.

Senior Advisor

Cyrus Capital Partners' investment strategies focus on investing across the capital structure of highly levered and financially distressed companies. They seek attractive absolute and relative returns that are not correlated to the general equity and fixed income markets, while also focusing on preserving capital. Fundamental value and credit analysis combined with Cyrus Capital's experience with event catalysts and processes specific to leveraged and financially distressed companies drives their investment process. The firm employs a rigorous, fundamental, credit-intensive approach to identify and exploit inefficiencies in the leveraged and distressed debt and leveraged equities markets.Cyrus Capital's investments aren't limited to any specific strategy and may include: Private Debt and Equity Securities; High Yield, Low-Rated or Unrated Securities; Distressed Debt and Securities; Bank Loans and Participations; Loans of Portfolio Securities; Bridge Loans; Mezzanine Loans; Vendor Financing; Trade Claims; Structured Credit Products; Collateralized Debt Obligations; Convertible Securities; Capital Structure Arbitrage; Relative Value Arbitrage; Absolute Value; Fixed Income Securities; Swaps and Other Derivatives; Foreign Securities; and Emerging Markets; among others. The types of derivative contracts in which the firm invests include: Credit Default Swaps: Debt-For-Equity Swaps; Options; Option Writing (covered call and put options); Warrants; Futures; Forwards; and Reverse Purchase Agreements. In addition, Cyrus Capital may employ the use of short selling, leverage, hedging techniques, margin transactions.Cyrus Capital also offers investors in certain funds the option of purchasing interests that only participate in returns from socially responsible investments. The firm may also attempt to accommodate investment-related requests in certain single-investor client funds, provided that these investments don't unfairly give one client an advantage at the expense of any other client.^

Managing Director
2002 - 2002
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2008 - 2012

Caesars License Co. LLC provides casino entertainment services. Its brands include Ceasars, Harrah's,and Horseshoe. The company is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV.

2007 - Prior

Goodman Global, Inc. manufactures heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products for residential and light commercial use. The firm provides include engineering, manufacturing, assembling, marketing and distributing services. The company was founded by Harold V. Goodman in 1975 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Prior - 2006

NTL, Inc. was a communications and content distribution company in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, providing Internet access, telephone and television services to residential customers. The company also provided Internet and telephone services to residential customers who are not connected to its cable network via access to other companies' telecommunications networks and via an Internet service provider operated by its subsidiary, Virgin Net Limited. NTL's services are delivered through its wholly owned local access communications network passing approximately 7.9 million homes in the United Kingdom and 464,000 homes in the Republic of Ireland. It provides services to three categories of customers: residential customers, business customers and customers in the Republic of Ireland. It was located in New York.



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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Association of American Publishers

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