fischer-photo--1-Mark Fischer ('05)

Head of Research, Pericles Capital Advisors


Mark Fischer is the senior analyst and head of research at Pericles Capital Advisors, a private investment fund that focuses on special situations and distressed securities.  Mark has over 10 years of experience investing in distressed securities and has served on a number of ad hoc and official committees of different bankrupt entities.

Mark previously spent seven years at Ahab Capital Management where he was a senior analyst.  Prior to Ahab, Mark was an analyst in GSC's distressed investment hedge fund and prior to GSC, Mark was a high yield research analyst covering auto and auto part credits at JPMorgan. Mark also worked five years as an equity research associate at Sanford C. Bernstein covering the technology and telecom sectors where Mark's teams received top honors in both Institutional Investor and Fortune Magazine. 

Mark earned his BS from Cornell University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.