Andrea AuerbachManaging Director and Head of Global Private Investment Research at Cambridge Associates
Andrea is a Managing Director and Head of Global Private Investment Research at Cambridge Associates where she oversees due diligence on investment opportunities in private equity, mezzanine and distressed markets for portfolio construction insights, as well as the firm’s industry-leading quarterly private investment benchmarks. She also serves as the Head of U.S. Private Equity Research and Head of the firm’s Global Co-Investment Practice. She regularly co-authors in-depth research papers, backed by over 40 years of the firm’s proprietary data and insights, most recently focused on Latin America, co-investments, and sponsor-to-sponsor transactions. Andrea is a go-to source for the media and is a frequent speaker at private investment industry conferences worldwide. She has been named one of the 100 most influential people in private equity over the past decade by Private Equity International and one of the 11 women to watch in the Limited Partner community by Private Equity Analyst. She is currently a faculty member of ILPA Institute. Andrea’s private equity career spans nearly 25 years. Before joining Cambridge Associates in 2001 as Head of International Private Equity and Venture Capital Research, she was a Senior Director in the Leveraged Buyout Group at Prudential Insurance. There she led early efforts to benchmark Prudential’s $5 billion buyout portfolio, and domestic and European fund investment portfolios, among other responsibilities.