Jonathan Esfandi
Mr. Esfandi is President of MSD Partners Europe, LLP and the Portfolio Manager of the MSD European Opportunity Funds.  He became a Partner of MSD in January 2010.  He joined MSD Capital in February 2006 to establish the firm’s London office and manage a European portfolio investing in undervalued and distressed securities across the capital structure.  From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Esfandi was a Vice President at Lone Star Funds, a private equity partnership, responsible for European corporate distressed debt opportunities.  Prior to that, Mr. Esfandi was a distressed debt research analyst at Guy Butler, a specialist brokerage firm.  He started his career at Deutsche Bank as a financial analyst in the Investment Banking division.

Mr. Esfandi received his B.A. Hons. degree from Manchester University in European Studies and Modern Languages in 1998.