Peter Kaufman

Peter Kaufman

Senior Managing Director,
President and Founder

Peter remains President, and Head of Restructuring and Distressed M&A, at Gordian Group, LLC. Gordian is one of the leading investment banks focused solely on financial and capital structure matters that are distressed, complex or “story,” and is well known for its unique expertise in achieving outsized results for junior constituencies/old equity both through financial restructurings and M&A activities. The Gordian team will provide the requisite strategic and financial analysis support to Caissa’s client activities. Peter is the founding Co-Chair of American Bankruptcy Institute’s (“ABI”) Committee on Investment Banking, Corporate Finance and M&A and is consistently ranked as one of the ten leading investment bankers involved in bankruptcies and financial restructurings by The Deal and has been ranked #1. He currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer at the University of Virginia School of Law on restructurings and distressed M&A; also assists in teaching courses at Darden Business School at University of Virginia. In November 2015, Mr. Kaufman was inducted into the M&A Advisor Hall of Fame at the 14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards Gala in New York City.