In addition to these current directors the Board has nominated Wyatt Wachtel
and Gordon Smith to be directors.
Wyatt Wachtel is a Managing Director of York Capital Management ("York").
York, with approximately $14 billion in Assets Under Management ("AUM"), primarily invests in event driven strategies, by investing in companies undergoing merger and acquisitions, distressed and restructuring situations, special situation equities, including spin-offs, split-ups, bond, warrant and option transactions.
Prior to joining York, from June of 2012 to Jan. 2015, Wyatt provided advisory services to York through a consulting agreement via Solana Capital Management, LLC, m which he was the sole member.
focuses on structured credit investments, sub-performing mortgages, bank loans and other distressed opportunities.
Prior to joining Solana Capital, Wyatt was a Senior Portfolio Analyst at Highland Capital Management, specializing in distressed investments and special situations.
He also served as a Senior Associate in Private Finance at Allied Capital, and an Associate at Banc of America Securities, and an Associate in the Asset Securitization division of first Union Securities.
Mr. Wachtel received a B.A. in Political Science at the University of California, an M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, and J.D. from the Emory School of Law.