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Steven Chua Joins Third Avenue

Steven Chua has joined Third Avenue Management as a research analyst. He previously was with Goldman Sachs as an associate in the leveraged finance group. 



Third Avenue Management LLC, an investment adviser to private and institutional clients, announced today that Steven Chua, has joined the firm as a Research Analyst.


Mr. Chua joins from Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was an associate in the Leveraged Finance Group within the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Chua was actively involved in the origination, structuring and execution of leveraged loans and high yield bonds. Earlier in his career, he was a Senior Associate Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, primarily focused on corporate restructurings. He has experience analyzing and working with companies across the U.S., Europe and Asia. Mr. Chua holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Healthcare Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. and M.A. in Electrical and Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge, U.K.


Mr. Chua will work closely with the other 23 members of Third Avenue Management's investment team to identify undervalued securities across the entire capital structure, with a primary focus on distressed and special situation investments for the firm's alternative investment vehicles and the Third Avenue Funds.


Third Avenue Management continues to recruit exceptional investment professionals in support of our mission to provide our clients with the highest quality investment offerings”, stated David Barse, Chief Executive Officer of Third Avenue Management. “We are thrilled to have someone of Steven's experience, especially given his expertise in credit analysis. The timing could not have been better in light of the increasing number of opportunities our investment team is identifying in the current market environment.”


Commenting on his new position, Mr. Chua stated, “I have long admired Third Avenue's highly research-driven value investing approach and successful track record of identifying long-term investment opportunities.”


About Third Avenue Management

Third Avenue Management LLC is a New York-based investment advisory firm that offers its services to private and institutional clients. Third Avenue adheres to a disciplined bottom-up value investment strategy to identify investment opportunities in undervalued securities of companies with high quality assets, understandable businesses and strong management teams that have the potential to create value over the long term. Third Avenue Management has approximately $25 billion in assets under management and offers value-oriented strategies through mutual funds, separate accounts and alternative investment vehicles.