PWP appoints adds new MD to team

Perella Weinberg Partners has named Marie-Hélène S. McAndrew as a managing director in its asset management business. Previously, McAndrew worked at Permal Asset Management.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perella Weinberg Partners today announced that Marie-Hélène S. McAndrew has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in its Asset Management business. Based in New York, Ms. McAndrew will work with the Marketing and Client Services Team as a Product Specialist for the PWP Global Macro strategy.

PWP Global Macro strategy is a highly liquid, global macro strategy investing in equity indices, currencies, sovereign debt, credit, and commodities. The investment strategy is based on fundamental macro-economic research to establish predictive relationships between macro-economic factors and asset returns. The strategy is led by portfolio manager Maria Vassalou.

Ms. McAndrew has 20 years of experience in the asset management industry, with expertise across multiple strategies and geographies. She joins Perella Weinberg Partners from Permal Asset Management, where she was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Permal Macro, a $2 billion macro fund of hedge funds, and served as Lead Portfolio Manager for additional client accounts with global macro mandates. Previously, she was Co-Portfolio Manager for one of Permal’s multi-strategy funds. Prior to that, Ms. McAndrew was an Assistant Vice President, Client Relations at Credit Suisse Asset Management and a Financial Analyst at Permal Asset Management. She has also been named among the Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds by The Hedge Fund Journal.

Susan Soh, Global Head of Marketing and Client Services at Perella Weinberg Partners, said, “We are pleased to welcome Marie-Hélène to the Firm. She has deep knowledge of global macro strategies and a consistent record of helping clients navigate this complex area within the alternative investment space. Marie-Hélène will contribute meaningfully to our team’s ability to deliver investment solutions to our clients.”

Marie-Hélène McAndrew stated, “I am excited to join Perella Weinberg Partners, a well-respected provider of alternative asset management strategies. I look forward to partnering with the talented investment and marketing teams as we continue to expand the business.”

About Perella Weinberg Partners
Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading independent, client-focused financial services firm providing advisory and asset management services to a broad, global client base, including corporations, institutions and governments. The Advisory business advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, defense advisory, financial restructuring, private capital raising, and pension matters. The Asset Management business includes a suite of hedge fund strategies, private investment funds and outsourced CIO solutions. Together with its affiliates, the Asset Management business has capital commitments and managed assets of approximately $8.9 billion. With approximately 450 employees, Perella Weinberg Partners maintains offices in New York, London, Abu Dhabi, Denver, Dubai, and San Francisco. For more information on Perella Weinberg Partners, please visit