New York-based investment firm Pine Brook, has appointed Andre Burba as managing director on the energy investment team. Burba joined Pine Brook in 2008 as a principal with the energy team. He has been involved in Pine Brook’s investments in Phoenix Exploration Company, Common Resources, Common Resources II and Forge Energy.
Pine Brook, a New York-based investment firm focused on building businesses in the energy and financial services sectors, today announced Andre Burba has been named a managing director on the energy investment team.
“Andre’s deep domain knowledge and investment judgment are highly valued by all of us at Pine Brook,” said Howard Newman, president and CEO. “Andre is well-respected by his peers and by the management teams with whom we work, and we are delighted that he has agreed to become a managing director.”
Burba joined Pine Brook in 2008 as a principal with the energy team. He has been deeply involved in Pine Brook’s investments in Phoenix Exploration Company, Common Resources, Common Resources II and Forge Energy.
“Being a member of the energy team at Pine Brook has been a very rewarding experience,” said Burba. “I look forward to contributing to the continued growth of our portfolio companies and to working with my Pine Brook colleagues to build a world-class investment firm.”
Prior to joining Pine Brook, Burba worked for Credit Suisse as a principal investor in the Special Opportunities Group, where he was responsible for investments in energy, metals and mining, renewables, and oil and gas. He began his career as a project finance counsel at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, representing energy companies and investors in a variety of domestic and cross-border capital raises, acquisitions and restructurings.
Burba holds a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, as well as a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Music, summa cum laude, from West Virginia University.
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About Pine Brook
Pine Brook is a New York-based investment firm that provides “business building” and other equity to new and growing businesses, primarily in the energy and financial services sectors. Building businesses requires specialized skills and experience. Pine Brook’s team of investment professionals collectively has over 250 years of experience financing the growth of businesses with equity and working alongside talented entrepreneurs and experienced management teams to create value. Pine Brook’s strategy has been time-tested across market cycles, with proven results over a 30-year period.