Värde Partners Promotes General Counsel Andrew Malone to Partner

MINNEAPOLIS – Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that the firm’s General Counsel, Andrew Malone, has been promoted to Partner.

“We are delighted to elevate Andrew to Partner recognizing his leadership of the world-class global legal, tax and related functions he has helped build since joining the firm nearly a decade ago. Andrew is a great leader and manager, demonstrates the highest level of integrity and dedication, and brings a strategic mindset that has been instrumental in bringing solutions that add value to the firm and our LPs in the everchanging investing and asset management landscape,” said Ilfryn Carstairs, CEO and Co-CIO of Värde Partners.

Based in Minneapolis, Andrew oversees the Legal, Compliance, Audit and Tax functions globally. He has provided key leadership in a number of roles throughout his tenure at the firm and previously served as Chief Counsel – Tax and Global Funds.

Prior to joining Värde in 2014, Andrew was managing counsel at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. Prior to that, Andrew was a member of the legal team at Black River Asset Management. He began his career as an associate in the tax group at the law firm Godfrey & Kahn.

Andrew received his B.A. from Valparaiso University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

About Värde Partners

Värde Partners is a leading global alternative investment firm specializing in credit and credit-related assets. Founded in 1993, the firm has invested through multiple credit cycles, building on its roots in special situations and distressed to invest more than $95 billion across the credit quality and liquidity spectrum in both public and private markets. Värde currently manages over $13 billion in assets with teams in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific focused on Corporate & Traded Credit, Real Estate, and Financial Services. For more information, please visit www.varde.com.