Former Senator Joins Alternative Asset Manager

January 24, 2011 ( – Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D-Indiana) has joined an alternative asset manager as a senior advisor.


Apollo Global Management, LLC says that Bayh has joined the firm as a senior advisor with specific responsibility for policy issues.  

Bayh most recently served as Indiana’s junior Senator, where he chaired the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs’ Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance. Senator Bayh also served on the Armed Services Committee, the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Small Business Committee and the Special Committee on Aging. Bayh, who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1998, announced last year that he would not seek a third term.  

Prior to his tenure in the Senate, Bayh served two terms as the Governor of Indiana. He graduated with honors in business economics and public policy from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.  

Apollo is a global alternative asset manager with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Singapore, Mumbai and Hong Kong. Apollo had assets under management of $57.8 billion as of September 30, 2010, in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate funds invested across a core group of nine industries.  More information is available at