INTRO TO PRIVATE EQUITY TEACHER BIO
Managing Director and Head of U.S. Private Equity Research Cambridge Associates
Andrea Auerbach is a managing director at Cambridge Associates LLC. She heads the U.S. private equity research team, which performs due diligence on investment opportunities in private equity, mezzanine and distressed markets. Her responsibilities include visiting investment firms and sometimes their portfolio companies and tracking the industry. Auerbach and her team also advise the firm’s investment consultants on new and existing firms raising and managing funds.
Prior to joining Cambridge Associates in 2001, Andrea was a senior director at Prudential Private Equity. Over the course of her eight years with Prudential in New Jersey, New York and London, Auerbach invested and managed over $1 billion of capital in U.S. buyouts, venture capital, real estate, and European mezzanine and private equity. She also led early efforts to benchmark Prudential’s $5 billion buyout portfolio, and domestic and European fund investment portfolios. Auerbach was also an equity research associate focused on technology at Harris Nesbitt Gerard.