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The ATL investment professionals leverage decades of experience focused on ATL's target sectors to identify, structure, and execute outstanding investment opportunities.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Frank V. Nash
Managing Directors
Paul Teske
Sanjay Arora
Vice Presidents
Kirby Fine
ASSOCIATES
Andrew Blay
Kevin Henneck
Andrew Lewis

Frank V. Nash
Chief Executive Officer

Frank V. Nash is the CEO of the ATL Fund.  Prior to the formation of the ATL Fund, Mr. Nash was a Managing Director at MidOcean where he oversaw MidOcean's Industrial Services practice from 2005 to 2014. 

Prior to joining MidOcean, Mr. Nash ran Deutsche Bank’s investment banking platform in the Asia Pacific region from 1999 to the end of 2004.  He was also a member of a five-person Executive Committee that ran all of the firm’s investment banking businesses globally. 

Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mr. Nash was head of the Global Transportation and Aerospace Group at Bankers Trust/BT Alex. Brown from May 1986 to February 2000.  He was part of the International Department of Bankers Trust from December 1983 to April 1986. 

From 1973 to 1983, Mr. Nash worked with the U.S. State Department in Washington and in Singapore negotiating financial, trade and civil aviation agreements on behalf of the U.S. Government. 

Mr. Nash serves as Chairman of Sky Aviation Leasing International Limited, Sky Aviation Leasing US LLC, Sky Aviation Leasing Ireland GP LLC and Sky Aviation Leasing US GP LLC and on the Board of Directors of Pilot Air Freight Holdings LLC.  Mr. Nash also serves on the Boards of Directors of JF Acquisition, LLC.  Previously, Mr. Nash served as a member of the Board of Directors of Hunter Fan Company and Noranco Inc., a Tier I/II supplier of precision machined aerospace components and assemblies owned by MidOcean. 

Mr. Nash serves on the College Cabinet of the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University and the Board of Trustees of the King School in Stamford, CT.. 

Mr. Nash has a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MA from American University.

Email: fnash@atlpartners.com

Paul Teske
Managing Director

Paul Teske is a Managing Director of ATL Partners.  Prior to the formation of the ATL Fund, Mr. Teske was a Vice President at MidOcean focusing on investments in the Industrials sector. 

Prior to joining MidOcean in 2008, Mr. Teske was a member of the Industrials & Transportation group at Deutsche Bank Securities. 

Mr. Teske serves as a member of the Boards of Directors of Sky Aviation Leasing US LLC, Sky Aviation Leasing Ireland GP LLC and Sky Aviation Leasing US GP LLC and as a Board Observer of Pilot Air Freight Holdings LLC.  Mr. Teske previously served as a Board Observer of Noranco, Inc., a Tier I/II supplier of precision machined aerospace components and assemblies owned by MidOcean. 

Mr. Teske also serves on the Board of Directors of Futures and Options, a non-profit organization focused on empowering New York City’s underserved youth to explore careers through career development, mentorship and paid internships. 

Mr. Teske received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, double majoring in Economics and Political Science.

Email: pteske@atlpartners.com

Sanjay Arora
Managing Director

Mr. Arora is a Managing Director of ATL Partners. Prior to joining ATL, Mr. Arora worked at Terrapin Partners, LLC, where he focused on the firm’s principal investment activities. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Arora served as the CEO of Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation, a Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation listed on the NASDAQ, which merged into Yatra Online Inc., one of India’s largest online travel agencies, in December 2016. Mr. Arora is currently on the board of directors of Yatra Online Inc. (NASDAQ: YTRA).

In addition, from 2012 to 2017, Mr. Arora was the portfolio manager of the Terrapin Income and Credit Opportunities Fund, which specialized in making direct loans to small businesses. During the period, Mr. Arora was also a senior member of the team which worked on Aldabra 2 Acquisition Corp.’s acquisition of the Boise Cascade paper and packaging assets for over $1.6 billion, resulting in a new publicly-listed company that was the third largest paper company in North America.

Prior to joining Terrapin, Mr. Arora was a managing director at Deutsche Bank AG in Hong Kong, where he ran the firm’s equity-linked convertible debt origination business for Asia-Pacific from 2003 to 2005. Prior to this, Mr. Arora held a variety of positions in leveraged finance, derivatives, and equity capital markets at Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank from 1989.

Mr. Arora received an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and a BSc in economics from The London School of Economics.

Email: sarora@atlpartners.com

Kirby Fine
Vice President

Kirby Fine joined ATL Partners as a Vice President in 2017. Previously, Mr. Fine was a Vice President at Two Sigma Investments, where he was a member of the Private Investments division and focused on private equity investments across the industrials, financial services, technology and business services sectors.

Prior to joining Two Sigma in 2014, Mr. Fine was an Associate at The Carlyle Group where he focused on investments in the financial services and business services sectors. Before joining Carlyle in 2011, Mr. Fine was an Investment Banking Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Financial Institutions Group.

Mr. Fine previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Decisely, a provider of HR and employee benefits administration owned by Two Sigma.

Mr. Fine graduated with honors from Vanderbilt University, where he received a BA in Economics.

Email: kfine@atlpartners.com

Andrew Blay
Associate

Andrew Blay joined ATL Partners as an Associate in 2016. Previously, Mr. Blay was an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Basic Materials Group, where he focused on advisory and transaction execution for clients in the packaging industry. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Blay worked as an investment banking analyst at RBC Capital Markets in the Aerospace & Defense and Transportation & Logistics groups.

Mr. Blay graduated cum laude from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he received a B.S. in Science, Technology & International Affairs.

Email: ablay@atlpartners.com

Kevin Henneck
Associate

Kevin Henneck joined ATL Partners as an Associate in 2017. Previously, Mr. Henneck was an investment banking analyst at Citi in the Industrials Group, where he focused on advisory and transaction execution for clients in the metals & mining industry. Prior to joining Citi's investment banking team, Mr. Henneck traded structured and distressed credit for Citi's capital markets team.

Mr. Henneck graduated with high honors from Princeton University, where he received a B.S.E. in Chemical & Biological Engineering.

Email: khenneck@atlpartners.com

Andrew Lewis
Senior Associate

Andrew Lewis joined ATL Partners as an Associate in 2014. Previously, Mr. Lewis was an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan in the Energy Group, where he focused on advisory and transaction execution for clients in the oil & gas industry.

Mr. Lewis chairs the Partnerships & Marketing Committee of the Young Executives Board of Row New York, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of New York City's under-resourced teens through the discipline of rowing combined with a rigorous academic support and college preparation program.

Mr. Lewis graduated with honors from Princeton University, where he received an A.B. in Economics with a Certificate in Applications of Computing. He currently serves as Alumni Treasurer of the Princeton University Class of 2012.

Email: alewis@atlpartners.com