Mr. Abrams joined Cerberus in 2016. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Abrams was the Managing Partner of the Apollo European Principal Finance Funds franchise which had approximately $5 billion of assets under management with a primary focus on acquiring distressed debt, real estate and non-performing loans. From 1996 through 2007, Mr. Abrams was a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group of Credit Suisse, based in London and New York. From 2004 through 2007, he founded and was the Head of the Credit Suisse Specialty Finance Investment business which invested in non-performing loan portfolios and distressed assets. From 1996 through 2004, Mr. Abrams was a founding member and Co-Head of the Global Distressed Sales and Trading Group at Credit Suisse (and its predecessor Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc.). Mr. Abrams began his career in 1989 as an analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Bear, Stearns & Co. and then as an associate/vice president at the Argosy Group, a boutique corporate restructuring firm. Mr. Abrams graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.