Scott Kapnick

Chief Executive Officer at HPS Investment Partners


Mr. Kapnick is Chief Executive Officer and a Governing Partner of HPS Investment Partners, LLC (“HPS”) which he founded in 2007. HPS was originally formed as a unit of Highbridge Capital Management, LLC, a subsidiary of JPMorgan Asset Management. In March 2016, the principals of HPS acquired the firm from JPMorgan, which retained Highbridge and the hedge fund strategies. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Kapnick also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Highbridge Capital Management. Before founding HPS, Mr. Kapnick was a Management Committee Member, Partner, and Co-Head of Global Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, positions he held from 2001 to 2006. He also served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs International from 2005 to 2006 and spent 12 of his 21 years at the firm in Europe (London and Frankfurt). Mr. Kapnick was named Partner in 1994. Mr. Kapnick is a graduate of Williams College and holds a combined JD/MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Kapnick also studied at the London School of Economics & Political Science.



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