Andrew Hanson is a Managing Director in Fixed Income Capital Markets and Head of Debt Private Placements. Andrew has over 25 years' experience originating, structuring, and executing hundreds of fixed income private placement transactions. Andrew began his career at Bankers Trust in capital markets before joining Merrill Lynch, where he ran the debt private placement group for over 10 years. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Andrew spent 3 years as Managing Director of BofAML's private placement team where he focused on originating transactions for industrial, financial, and consumer companies.
Over the last five years Andrew has raised over $5 Bn in private debt and preferred capital for closed end funds, including Brandywine Global, ClearBridge Investments, Duff & Phelps, Franklin Universal, Kayne Anderson, and Tortoise Capital. Andrew received a BA in economics/mathematics from Colby College and a JD and MBA from Cornell Law School/Johnson Graduate School of Management.