Akcan has spent 4.5 years working for McKinsey & Company’s Banking & Finance team in London and Dubai. During his tenure at McKinsey, Mr. Ak has advised major banks across Europe, APAC and the Middle East. Akcan is a Graduate in International Business and has a Masters degree in Investment and Finance. When not working, Akcan likes to socialize with family and friends and play sports.
Mr. Anderson joined Fulcrum in 2019. His role focuses primarily on sourcing US-based investments. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Mr. Anderson was a financial advisor at Equitable Advisors, LLC. He attended the University of Texas at Austin on a diving scholarship and graduated with a B.A. in Economics. While at the University of Texas, the Longhorn Swimming and Diving team earned 3 consecutive NCAA National Championships. Mr. Anderson also serves on the Board of Directors of USA Diving, a non-profit that is dedicated to building the sport to achieve sustained Olympic success.
Ben Chen – 陈堃
Prior to joining Fulcrum, Ben provided restructuring services as a senior manager of an international consulting firm. He is experienced in various judicial and administrative procedures. Ben spent over nine years managing banking NPLs, especially Non-performing assets in North China related to iron, steel, coke, real estate as well as processing and manufacturing industries. He is also well versed in developing turnaround strategies to improve assets value and mitigate risk for stakeholders by overseeing and being actively involved in due diligence, consulting design, commercial negotiation, timing, and cost controlling.
Mr. Cline serves as a Senior Vice President at Fulcrum Capital in its Austin office. Mr. Cline has more than 15 years experience in institutional distressed and high yield trading roles. Prior to joining Fulcrum Capital he worked at Imperial Capital in Beverly Hills and New York. Mr. Cline began his professional career as a tight end in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mr. Cline graduated from Stanford University with a degree in economics where he played football for the Cardinals.
Andy serves as Global head of operations for Fulcrum Capital. Andy spent the last 9+ years leading multiple revenue generating teams at Enverus. Enverus (formerly known as Drillinginfo) is the largest SaaS company solely dedicated to serving the energy market. Enverus was recently acquired by Hellman & Friedman, a premier global private equity firm. When not working, Andy loves spending time with his wife Jessica and his 2.5 year old son Hayes. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves being in the Texas hill country or on the coast fishing.
Mr. Horrigan has over 24 years of experience in the global distressed market. Prior to founding Fulcrum, he was a Senior Vice President on the Credit Sales and Trading desk at APS Financial. Prior to joining APS, Mr. Horrigan worked in the Mortgage Strategies group at PaineWebber. He earned his MBA from the University of Texas and graduated with honors from the Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to beginning his career in finance, Mr. Horrigan worked as an Aerospace Structural Design Engineer for both General Dynamics and NASA.
Mr. Liptak has over 23 years’ experience in the global distressed and special situations market. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Mr. Liptak headed up the Asian distressed and special situations trading desks for Citigroup and Banc of America based in Hong Kong and was responsible for strategy and all capital commitments for the Asia market focusing on distressed / stressed credit products, private equity, NPL portfolios and rescue financings. Prior to coming to Asia in 1998, Mr. Liptak worked in New York for UBS (’97 to ’98) on the Global High Yield / Distress trading desk. Mr. Liptak began his career at CS First Boston (’93 to ’97) on the US High Yield desk conducting high yield research. Mr. Liptak holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and Finance from University of South Carolina and a M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Mr. Marta is based out of Fulcrum’s headquarters in Austin, Texas and serves as Vice President of sourcing for US-based opportunities. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Mr. Marta served as a Portfolio Manager for FLC Capital, a wealth management firm based in Southern California. Prior to that, Mr. Marta served as a senior analyst at Pacific Investment Management Company (“PIMCO”) for over 6 years. Mr. Marta is a member of the State Bar of California and earned his Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School and did his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona. In his spare time, Mr. Marta enjoys any time he gets with his wife and two young children, except for when they misbehave.
Bankim Mitra – 班金 米恰.
Mr. Mitra serves as Managing Director and Head of APAC Distribution at Fulcrum, and is based in Singapore. He has 20 years of experience in Financial Markets. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Mr. Mitra was at HSBC Singapore, responsible for coverage of Institutional Clients across South East Asia. He has extensive experience in Sourcing and Distribution of Performing & Distressed Loans, Special Situations, Private Credit, Financing, Structured Credit and Bonds. Mr.Mitra is a CFA Charter holder and earned his MBA qualification from Indian Institute of Management and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Delhi University.
Mr. Mohyal joined Fulcrum in 2017 and serves as the Sourcing and Distribution VP, covering core clients in CEEMEA. Mr. Mohyal has over seven years of Banking and Institutional investment experience across different asset classes. Prior to joining Fulcrum, Owais worked as an Investment Banking Credit Associate at Bank of America Merrill Lynch London, providing credit opinions, and assisting deal execution for BAML’s core EMEA clients across Emerging Markets, Funds and Leverage Finance portfolios. Owais earned his Bachelor’s in Finance from London School of Economics and Master’s in Finance from Cass Business School.