He brings nearly four decades of experience with major financial institutions and global private equity investors, where he has led transactions from corporate finance, loan syndication, buy and sell-side M&A to asset and portfolio management and value creation.
Before joining A&M, Mr. Slotkin was Co-Founder and Managing Partner with Newton Pointe Partners, advising both private equity groups and management teams on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings.
Earlier in his career, he worked with Irving Place Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Prior to that, he worked at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, a private holding company for fourteen years, the last seven as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, executing over 15 material acquisitions and divestitures.
He was the Chief Financial Officer for eight years with M&F Worldwide. In addition to his corporate finance responsibilities at MacAndrews & Forbes, Mr. Slotkin oversaw all operating company CFOs in enterprises ranging from consumer products (Coleman, Revlon) and film and entertainment (Panavision, Deluxe) to biotech (TransTech Pharma, Siga), defense (AM General), financial institutions and services (CalFed, Harlan Clarke)and security guard services (Allied-Barton).
Previously, for more than 17 years, Mr. Slotkin worked at Citigroup, serving as Senior Managing Director of Global Finance and leading their non-investment grade corporate finance businesses in Japan, Europe and North America. Earlier, he served as Division Head of Leveraged Capital, building and leading this group, and serving as its strategic planner and Senior Credit Officer. He developed a buy / sell model for Citi’s leveraged buyout business, enabling the firm to underwrite and lead over $50 billion of syndicated credits.
Currently, Mr. Slotkin serves on the boards of the Apollo Tactical Income Fund (NYSE-AIF), Apollo Senior Floating Rate Fund (NYSE-AFT) and CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE-CBZ). He previously held directorships with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Allied Security Holdings, TransTech Pharma and California Federal Bank.
Mr. Slotkin earned an MBA and undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He is a co-founder of Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), a non-profit organization that funds clinics and education while focusing on research to cure food allergies.