Andrew A. McKnight

Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC

Andrew A. McKnight

Andrew A. McKnight

Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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609

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1977

Age

41

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Co-Founder at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Managing Director at FIG LLC (Credit Opportunities)

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Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at Fortress Transportation & Infrastructure Investors LLC

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Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Co-Chief Information Officer, Credit Funds at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Deputy President & Chief Risk Officer, Liquid Markets Business at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Managing Director at FIG LLC (Credit Opportunities)

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Chief Financial Officer at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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General Counsel at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Board Member at Family House, Inc.

Founded in 1981, Family House is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital. Family House is an independent organization led by a professional staff and board of directors dedicated to providing residential services free-of-charge to qualifying families. Since we receive no financial support from UCSF, or any other public entity, we rely solely on the generous contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations.

Education
BA in Economics

The University of Virginia (often abbreviated as UVA, UVa, or Virginia) is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. It was conceived and designed by U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, and established in 1819. UVA's initial Board of Visitors included former Presidents of the United States Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Monroe owned the initial site of the University, which was mostly farmland. His law office and farmhouse are now the site of Brown College at Monroe Hill, a residential college at UVA. UVA is one of the eight original Public Ivy universities, and it is the only university campus in the United States that is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report's National University Rankings, the school was listed as America's 2nd best public university; tied with UCLA and surpassed only by UC Berkeley.

Career History
Partner
2005 - Current

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a diversified global investment management company that provides investment management services for investment funds and companies, including related managed accounts. It operates business through following segments: Private Equity Funds, Liquid Hedge Funds, Credit Funds, Credit Private Equity Funds and Logan Circle. The Private Equity Funds segment primarily makes significant, control-oriented investments in debt and equity securities of public or privately held entities in North America and Western Europe, with a focus on acquiring and building asset-based businesses with significant cash flows. The Liquid Hedge Funds segment invests globally in fixed income, currency, equity and commodity markets and related derivatives to capitalize on imbalances in the financial markets. The Credit Funds segment makes diversified investments in assets, opportunistic lending situations and securities, on a global basis and throughout the capital structure with a value orientation. The Credit Private Equity Funds segment focuses on investing in distressed and undervalued assets. The Logan Circle segment manages portfolios for institutional investors across a comprehensive range of strategies that include core, core plus, short, intermediate and long duration, corporate and high yield. Fortress Investment Group was founded by Wesley Robert Edens, Robert I. Kauffman and Randy Alan Nardone in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Managing Director
2005 - ?

Fortress Investment Group's Credit Opportunities division focuses on investing globally, primarily in undervalued assets and distressed and illiquid credit investments. The Fortress Credit business invests across the credit spectrum. Investment professionals are part of one of five targeted investment teams: (1) Asset Backed Securities (ABS) & Residential Assets (2) Corporate & Asset Backed Loans (3) Corporate Securities (4) Portfolio Acquisitions and (5) Real Estate Loans & Equity.The ABS & Residential Assets team has substantial experience investing in asset-backed and residential securities and loans. The team applies a rigorous bottom-up approach to analyzing the underlying borrowers and collateral of each asset, with an emphasis on fundamental value and principal preservation. They team utilize intensive asset management and risk management techniques to maximize the value of their loan and security positions.Through the Fortress Credit teams extensive sourcing capabilities, corporate and asset based loans are directly originated to middle-market companies in a broad array of industries and against numerous asset classes. The Corporate & Asset Based Loans team has the flexibility to structure and price debt across all levels of the capital structure including senior, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine, often with equity co-investments. The team employs a dynamic, multi-faceted underwriting approach which looks to underlying cash flows and enterprise value or to the value of tangible and intangible assets. They employ this analytical approach in all situations including buyouts, refinancings, growth, rescue and distressed environments.The Corporate Securities team focuses on event-driven, idiosyncratic opportunities that exist in publicly-traded securities across the capital structure. The team generally concentrates on out-of-favor industries where securities trade at stressed and distressed levels allowing for substantial upside. The investment model emphasizes deep industry and company-specific research as a backdrop to formulating opinions on intrinsic value, cash flow potential and eventual recoveries. The Corporate Securities team also emphasizes analysis of indentures and credit agreements and other relevant legal documents that may govern the securities in order to formulate further investments, including those surrounding litigation opportunities and inter-capital structure arbitrage.The Portfolio Acquisitions team invests in portfolios of performing and non-performing loans and assets in a variety of industries acquired from sellers including governmental organizations, banks and other financial organizations. The team is an active buyer of illiquid portfolios and has the ability to transact in size and on an expedited timeframe. They also act as a third party manager for large, liquidating, asset portfolios that involve organizational and asset-level complexity.The Real Estate Loans & Equity team is focused on investing in distressed real estate loan acquisitions, special situation equity investments and recapitalizations, opportunistic lending, REIT debt and commercial real estate structured products. The team has long standing distressed investing and asset management experience with a fully tested and integrated origination, acquisition, underwriting, asset and risk management infrastructure.

Managing Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: “FIG”) is a leading global investment manager with approximately $51.5 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2012. Fortress offers a range of alternative and traditional investment strategies for institutional and private investors around the world. Founded in 1998, the Company seeks to provide its investors with risk-adjusted returns in a management structure that closely aligns the interests of investors and managers. Fortress has continued to evolve from a dedicated private equity investment firm to a diversified asset management company.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2017 - Current

Mosaic Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company, which engages in the identification, operation, and acquisition of businesses. It intends to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company was founded on July 27, 2017 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
2016 - Current

Ligado Networks provides mobile satellite communications services. It offers mobile connectivity, wireless broadband, satellite communications and mid-band spectrum services. The firm provides satellite telephone, two way radio push-to-talk, and mobile data services. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

Member, Management Committee
Current

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a diversified global investment management company that provides investment management services for investment funds and companies, including related managed accounts. It operates business through following segments: Private Equity Funds, Liquid Hedge Funds, Credit Funds, Credit Private Equity Funds and Logan Circle. The Private Equity Funds segment primarily makes significant, control-oriented investments in debt and equity securities of public or privately held entities in North America and Western Europe, with a focus on acquiring and building asset-based businesses with significant cash flows. The Liquid Hedge Funds segment invests globally in fixed income, currency, equity and commodity markets and related derivatives to capitalize on imbalances in the financial markets. The Credit Funds segment makes diversified investments in assets, opportunistic lending situations and securities, on a global basis and throughout the capital structure with a value orientation. The Credit Private Equity Funds segment focuses on investing in distressed and undervalued assets. The Logan Circle segment manages portfolios for institutional investors across a comprehensive range of strategies that include core, core plus, short, intermediate and long duration, corporate and high yield. Fortress Investment Group was founded by Wesley Robert Edens, Robert I. Kauffman and Randy Alan Nardone in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Founded in 1981, Family House is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization providing temporary housing to families of seriously ill children receiving treatment at the University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital. Family House is an independent organization led by a professional staff and board of directors dedicated to providing residential services free-of-charge to qualifying families. Since we receive no financial support from UCSF, or any other public entity, we rely solely on the generous contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations.

Co-Chair
Tenure Unconfirmed
Political Donations
$2,300
2008

Former President of United States