Gregory Bedrosian, co-founder, CEO & Managing Partner of Redwood Capital Group, is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the firm and takes an active role in Redwood's relationships across the corporate and investment communities. Mr. Bedrosian is an award-winning and seasoned investment banker and private equity investor who lived and worked in Europe for over half of his 20 year career and whose experience spans both domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions across the US, Europe and emerging markets.
Prior to the formation of Redwood Capital, Mr. Bedrosian was a co-founder of Renaissance Capital, a leading investment bank focused on the emerging markets of Russia, Eastern Europe and Africa and co-founder and General Partner of The Sputnik Funds, a $1 billion private equity firm investing in the media, communications and other growth sectors. Mr. Bedrosian began his career in the merchant banking department of Credit Suisse First Boston in London and the leverage buyout group of Salomon Brothers in New York.
Mr. Bedrosian is an active member of several foreign policy organizations including the Council on Foreign Relations (New York) and Chatham House (London). He has served on numerous corporate and non-profit boards across the US and Europe and he currently sits on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board of Directors (Emeritus), chairs the Investment Committee of a $100 million New York-based foundation and serves on the board of an emerging markets-focused special situation hedge fund. Mr. Bedrosian holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.