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Angelo, Gordon & Co. Adds Mark Visser

Mark Visser has joined Angelo, Gordon & Co. as a managing director in the private equity group. Based in New York, Visser will lead the firm’s healthcare investment activities. Previously, Visser worked as a partner at Behrman Capital, where he focused on healthcare investments. He also previously work in Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group. Angelo, Gordon & Co. currently manages approximately $23 billion.

PRESS RELEASE:
Angelo, Gordon & Co. announced today that Mark Visser has joined the firm’s Private Equity Group as a Managing Director and will lead the firm’s healthcare investment activities. He will be based in New York.

Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Mr. Visser was a Partner at Behrman
Capital, which he joined in 1994, where he led the firm’s healthcare
investing efforts. Mr. Visser has 20 years of experience in the
healthcare sector, investing in companies ranging from healthcare
services to products. Earlier in his career, Mr. Visser worked for
Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group focusing on mergers and
acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions. Mr. Visser holds
a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark as an important addition to our team.
We consider Mark to be one of the most seasoned private equity
professionals in the healthcare space,” said Arthur Peponis, Co-Head of
Private Equity and Special Situations at Angelo Gordon. “Over his
career Mark has completed a diverse range of successful healthcare deals
and will help us expand our healthcare investment practice into new
areas.”

Angelo Gordon’s Private Equity Group makes investments with deal sizes
ranging from $50 million to $500 million. Sector focus includes
financial services, healthcare, and consumer/retail.

“We’re excited to have Mark lead our investment activities in one of our
key sectors,” said David Roberts, a Senior Managing Director at Angelo
Gordon. “Our firm has a long, successful track record of investment in
healthcare and we expect Mark will build upon the firm’s history in the
sector.”

“Angelo Gordon has a stellar reputation in the alternative asset
management industry and their Private Equity Group’s healthcare
investment pedigree is excellent,” said Mark Visser. “I’m looking
forward to working with the team to identify and invest in a wide array
of interesting healthcare companies. The evolving healthcare
environment will provide numerous investment opportunities as new
reimbursement, regulatory, and technology paradigms take hold over the
next few years.”

About Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. is a privately held limited partnership
founded in November 1988, and currently manages approximately $23
billion. The Firm’s investment focus centers around two core
competencies, credit and real estate, and manages capital across five
principal areas: (i) distressed debt and leveraged loans, (ii) real
estate equity and debt, (iii) residential and commercial mortgage-backed
and asset-backed securities, (iv) private equity and special situations,
and (v) multi-strategy. Angelo, Gordon has over 200 employees,
approximately half of whom are investment professionals and is
headquartered in New York, with associated offices in Chicago, Los
Angeles, Washington D.C., London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo, and
Sydney. For more information, visit www.angelogordon.com.