Brett W. Hinton
Brett W. Hinton is a Managing Director for Global Credit. He is based in Los Angeles.
Mr. Hinton has a diverse background in private capital markets and specialization in traditional and niche illiquid credit and alternative yield strategies, working with an extensive group of credit managers and financial sponsors. He is responsible for the development and management of institutional investor, private client, co-investor, strategic capital and lender finance relationships.
Previously, Mr. Hinton was Managing Director at THL Credit, an alternative credit investment manager. THL Credit was formed in 2007 as a credit affiliate of Thomas H. Lee Partners L.P. During his tenure at THL Credit, Mr. Hinton’s responsibilities include business development, product development, strategic relationships and fund marketing for THL Credit’s Direct Lending and Tradable Credit platforms.
Prior to joining THL Credit in early 2015, Mr. Hinton was a Director at Fortress Group, an independent private fund placement agent. Mr. Hinton’s role included all aspects of origination, distribution, project management and private fund advisory, pertaining to private fund commitments, secondary transactions and co-investments.
Before joining Fortress Group in early 2009, Mr. Hinton’s experience was at the transaction level, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, growth capital, recapitalizations, debt financing and general performing and stressed corporate finance assignments. He was a Senior Acquisitions & Investment Analyst at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Prior to IHG, he was an Analyst at Genesis Capital, a boutique investment and merchant banking firm. Mr. Hinton began his career as an Analyst at UBS.
Mr. Hinton earned his B.S. in Economics from Indiana University.