Avery Colcord

Managing Director


Mr. Colcord is a managing director for AB CarVal, responsible for originating and executing investment opportunities in emerging markets and loan portfolios across Asia. Mr. Colcord first joined Cargill in 1993 in the Strategy and Business Development Group in Minneapolis. In 1997, Mr. Colcord moved to Shanghai to start Cargill’s Trade and Structured Finance Group’s office there. In 2004, he transferred to AB CarVal where he led China investments until 2014. Mr. Colcord rejoined AB CarVal in 2017 after working as an independent consultant to funds investing in Greater China. Prior to joining Cargill, Mr. Colcord worked in investment banking for Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York and Hong Kong. Mr. Colcord received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and his B.A. in economics and psychology from Yale College, graduating magna cum laude.