GoldenTree Asset Management LP, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, announced that Dean Merritt has joined the firm as Partner, heading up European restructurings and turnarounds.
He is based in GoldenTree’s London office and will be working closely with Ted Lodge, Global Head of Restructurings and Turnarounds. Immediately prior to GoldenTree, Merritt was a Partner at London-based specialist restructuring boutique, Talbot Hughes McKillop LLP, which he joined in 2004.
His most recent restructuring work there included the high-profile assignment of Chief Restructuring Officer of Punch Taverns, one of the U.K.’s largest leased pub groups, with a portfolio of more than 3,800 pubs. Previously, he was a Partner both in Arthur Andersen’s Restructuring Group and in Ernst & Young’s restructuring team. read more about restructuring professionals making headlines.