Mr. Brown is a Senior Advising Partner of ShoreVest Partners, a distressed debt and structured credit specialist in China, where he provides strategy on macro-economics, bank balance sheets, regulatory developments, financing and structuring in the distressed credit space. Having participated as a hedge fund investor and a top-ranked banks analyst throughout multiple distressed cycles globally, Andy brings 28 years of global banking and capital markets experience to ShoreVest; 21 years of which based in Asia. He was formerly Managing Director of Asian Century Quest Capital, an Asian-focused hedge fund. Prior to that, Andy was Chief Investment Officer for Pan Asia at Cheyne Capital, a global multi-strategy (credit and equity) hedge fund. Andy started his career in the US banking industry in 1988 and moved to Hong Kong with Salomon Brothers in 1995 as Head of Asian Financial Institutions Research. He then served as Global Head of Emerging Markets Banks Research at Deutsche Bank during the Emerging Markets crisis 1997-2000 before moving to Morgan Stanley where he was both Head of Pan-Asian Financial Institutions Research as well as Global Head of Banks Research. Andy was consistently ranked #1 for Asian Financials Research and ranked #1 or #2 for Global Banks Research by various investor polls, before then moving to the hedge fund industry. Andy did MBA coursework at the University of Richmond, Virginia (1993) and obtained a BS in finance from Virginia Tech (1988). He was awarded the CFA designation in 1995.