Governing Partner of HPS Investment Partners in Miami, Florida
Scot French is a Governing Partner of HPS Investment Partners, a leading global investment firm that seeks to provide creative capital solutions and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for our clients. At HPS, Scot serves as the Portfolio Manager of the HPS Strategic Investment Partners Funds,
HPS Investment Partners Funds manages various strategies across the capital structure, ranging from syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds to privately negotiated senior secured debt and mezzanine investments, asset-based leasing and private equity.
The scale and breadth of this platform offers the flexibility to invest in companies large and small, through standard or customized solutions. At its core, HPS Investment Partners Funds shares a common thread of intellectual rigor and discipline that enables the creation of value for its clients.
Prior to HPS, Scot was Managing Director and Head of Private Investments for Citigroup Global Special Situations, a credit-focused, on-balance-sheet proprietary investment fund. Within this division, he managed a portfolio of private mezzanine and private equity investments in North America, Europe and Latin America.
Earlier in his career, Scot gained valuable experience working in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and the Mergers and Acquisitions office of Salomon Brothers Inc.