Vik Ghei has experience investing in debt and equity instruments across distressed and event-driven processes. Prior to co-founding HoldCo Advisors, L.P. in 2011, Mr. Ghei was a Managing Director and Associate Portfolio Manager at Tricadia Capital Management. Prior to Tricadia, Mr. Ghei was a partner at Owl Creek Asset Management. Mr. Ghei also spent time at Bayside Capital, where he invested in middle market distressed companies, and prior to Bayside was an analyst at Goldman Sachs in their financial institutions financing group. Mr. Ghei is a graduate of Columbia University, where he received his BA with Honors in Economics. Mr. Ghei has served as a testifying expert, a liquidating trustee, and has served on numerous company boards.
Misha Zaitzeff has significant experience and is focused on investing in middle market companies experiencing some level financial stress. These investments can be in the form of debt, loans, hybrid securities or equity, whether through a new money investment or a secondary market purchase. Prior to co-founding HoldCo Advisors, L.P. in 2011, Mr. Zaitzeff was an investment professional at Tricadia Capital Management where he invested in corporate loans and bonds, public and private equity, distressed debt across all sectors, and structured credit. In connection with investment oversight, Mr. Zaitzeff served as a trust advisory board member of the Washington Mutual Liquidating Trust, has been a liquidating trustee, and has sat on numerous corporate boards. Mr. Zaitzeff received a BA in Computer Science from Brown University.