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Cornellians in Private Equity

Andrew Cavanna


Managing Director
Vestar Capital Partners (New York, NY)


Mr. Andrew J. Cavanna is a Managing Director at Vestar Capital Partners. Previously, he served as a Principal at the firm. He joined the firm in 2006 and is based in the New York office of the firm. Mr. Cavanna is a part of the healthcare team at the firm. He was a Senior Associate at JPMorgan Partners. Prior to that, he was an Analyst in the High Yield Finance Group and Leveraged Finance Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. Previously, Mr. Cavanna worked at The Blackstone Group focusing on mezzanine investments. Mr. Cavanna serves as Director of Essent Healthcare, Inc.


Mr. Cavanna holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A., cum laude, in Economics and Government from Cornell University.