Avi Robbins is a Managing Director in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, based in New York. Since joining PJT Partners’ predecessor firm Blackstone, Mr. Robbins has worked on a variety of assignments for companies, creditors, special committees and sponsors across the oil and gas, automotive, retail, shipping, technology/media/telecom, paper/packaging and aerospace sectors. Examples of Mr. Robbins’s public assignments include All American Oil & Gas, Arsenal Resources, Aspect Software, BPZ Energy Bruin E&P, Endeavour International, Energy XXI, EXCO Resources, GateHouse Media, Gulfport Energy, Halcón Resources, JCPenney, Jupiter Resources, Laramie Energy, Legacy Reserves, Meridian Lightweight Technologies, NewPage, Penn Foster, Philadelphia Energy Solutions, Quicksilver Resources, Rex Energy, RockPile Energy, Samson Resources, Sanchez Energy, Sealion Shipping, Sheridan Production Partners, Southland Royalty, Tervita, The Hellenic Republic (Greece), The Princeton Review, Toisa Ltd, Travelport, Triangle Petroleum, Ultra Petroleum, and US Steel.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Robbins worked as a High-Yield Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley. He received a BA in Biology and MSc in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University, as well as an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.