Avenue Capital Group

Avenue Capital Group was founded in 1995 by Marc Lasry and Sonia Gardner. Mr. Lasry and Ms. Gardner have successfully invested in the public and private debt and equity securities of distressed companies across a variety of industries for over two decades. The Firm's primary focus is investing in distressed debt and other special situations investments in the United States, Europe and Asia. Headquartered in New York, the Firm has offices in Europe and Asia. Avenue maintains a well-developed infrastructure with extensive accounting, operations, legal, business development, investor relations, risk management, compliance and information technology departments. 

The Firm seeks to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily by focusing on the distressed debt and undervalued securities of companies. Avenue pursues a theme-driven, concentrated investment strategy that is analytically intensive and relies upon individual credit, industry and macro research and analysis. To execute this strategy, the Firm has assembled experienced teams of investment professionals.

Company details




New York, NY

Year founded


Company size

51-200 employees


Hedge Funds, Asset Management, Private Equity, Alternative Investments, Distressed Debt, Special Situations, Corporate Credit, Credit Markets, Fixed Income Market, and Structured Credit