Ambac Financial Group, Inc.-Chairman of the Board (public), Granite Ridge Holdings, LLC (private), Westmoreland Coal Company (public)
Mr. Stein is an investment professional with over 21 years of experience in the high yield, distressed debt and special situations asset class. Further, he has substantial experience investing in the merchant power and regulated electric utility industries. Mr. Stein has invested in numerous power companies representing a broad array of power plants diversified by fuel source, position on the dispatch curve, geographical location and technology. He employs his finance skills by being actively involved in the hedging, refinancing, restructuring and sale of various power assets. He currently serves, or has served, on the private boards of other power producers, and in such capacity has focused on plant operating and financial performance, capital structure optimization, hedging and risk management.
Mr. Stein is a Co Founder and Managing Partner of Power Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm founded in January 2011. Previously Mr. Stein was a Co Founder and Principal of Durham Asset Management LLC, a global event driven distressed debt and special situations asset management firm. From January 2003 through December 2009, Mr. Stein served as the Co Director of Research at Durham responsible for the identification, evaluation and management of investments for the various Durham portfolios. From July 1997 to December 2002, Mr. Stein was a Director at The Delaware Bay Company, Inc., a boutique research and investment banking firm focused on the distressed debt and special situations asset class. From September 1991 to August 1995, Mr. Stein was an Associate at Shearson Lehman Brothers in the Capital Preservation & Restructuring Group. Mr. Stein currently serves on the public board as Chairman of the Board of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBC) and as a director on the private board of Granite Ridge Holdings, LLC. Mr. Stein previously served as a director on the boards of US Power Generating Company and KGen Power Corporation.