Michael Fisch

Founder & CEO

Michael Fisch is a founder of American Securities and has been CEO since inception in 1994. He is also a Managing Member of the general partners of the American Securities Partners' series of private equity funds and a member of the Investment Committee of AS Birch Grove, an affiliate of American Securities. Before founding American Securities, he was a partner in two private equity funds, a consultant in the Paris office of Bain & Company, and a professional in the mergers and acquisitions department of Goldman Sachs.

Michael received a BA in Economics and Policy Studies from Dartmouth College, where he is a Member of the President’s Leadership Council, and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, where he has been a guest lecturer since 2006. Michael serves as a Director of the 1162 Foundation, a Member of the Atlantic Council’s Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Advisory Council of its Freedom and Prosperity Center, a Member of the Board of Trustees of Northwell Health, and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Princeton Theological Seminary.

He has authored a number of articles and appeared as a guest on national television programs, all on private equity and investing.

Press & Media

Interview: Capital Allocators with Ted Seides
Milk Specialties Global with Michael Fisch

Article feature: Buyouts Insider
Off-duty: American Securities' Michael Fisch on IronMan Triathlons, gin martinis and giving back

Interview: GrowthCap
Delivering Long-Term Value in Private Equity: American Securities’ Michael Fisch


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