November 2018
Vol 6 | Issue 215

Q&A with Brett Hickey

Founder and CEO of Star Mountain Capital

Principal Series:

Family Office Insights Principal Series sits down to speak with Brett Hickey, Founder and CEO, of Star Mountain Capital, to talk about their recently launched  3rd Fund, which is now open to sophisticated investors. It is a Differentiated Credit Fund (III), providing 12%+ income and additional equity upside from secured loans. Star Mountain Capital is an SEC-registered credit income specialist, which focuses on managing a diversified portfolio of loans with equity upside to established private companies that can achieve attractive current income and absolute returns for investors. They are currently raising $500M for this 3rd fund.

Please join Family Office Insights for this gathering Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 to learn more about Star Mountain Capital.

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Brett Hickey

Mr. Hickey has been investing in private U.S. small and medium-sized businesses since 2004. Prior to being a principal investor, he was an Investment Banker at Salomon Smith Barney / Citigroup where he covered asset managers and financial institutions. In that role, Mr. Hickey analyzed and underwrote leading fund managers and financial institutions across multiple asset classes, ultimately working on over $20 billion in completed strategic acquisitions and capital raises.

Mr. Hickey is as an active member of thought leadership organizations relating to (i) Small & Medium-Sized Businesses, (ii) Private Investments and (iii) Economic Development / Job Creation. Memberships include: Board of Governors for the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA); Member and former Chairman of Networks for the NYC Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO); Board of Harvard University Entrepreneurs Alumni Association of NY; Advisor to Institutional Investor (II); Advisor to Buyouts Insider; and Board of McGill University Alumni Association of NY (past recipient of the President of the Year).

Mr. Hickey received a Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from McGill University (Finance Major and Accounting Concentration) and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program (three-year executive program for business owners). He is a frequent guest lecturer on industry panels and at academic institutions. Mr. Hickey is also a former Canadian national gold medalist and North American medalist in speed skating.

Core to Star Mountain Capital’s corporate culture and as an active philanthropist, Mr. Hickey also founded the Star Mountain Charitable Foundation. The foundation focuses primarily on economic development and health / wellness (including cancer research inspired by Mr. Hickey’s mother passing from cancer when he was a child). Mr. Hickey has received multiple recognitions for his philanthropic efforts including the Pathfinders to Peace Award from Shinnyo-En Foundation (promoting volunteerism and peace), A Guiding Star from AYUDA (helping students with financial needs) and the Philanthropic Achievement Award from A Caring Hand (benefiting bereaved children). He resides in NYC with his wife and son.


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