Nicholas Heilbut

Portfolio Manager, Director of Research
FS Investments

Nicholas Heilbut

Portfolio Manager, Director of Research
FS Investments

Nick Heilbut is a Managing Director for FS Investments and serves as a Portfolio Manager and Director of Research for FS Global Credit Opportunities Fund and FS Tactical Opportunities Fund.

Previously Mr. Heilbut was a Managing Director at DW Partners where he focused on investments in stressed and distressed debt. From 2012–2016, Mr. Heilbut served as the Head of Research for Magnetar’s Event Credit business and the Magnetar Credit Opportunities Fund. He was also a member of the Event Driven Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Magnetar, Mr. Heilbut worked at Serengeti Asset Management where he was responsible for the firm’s investments in financial institutions, health care, media and sovereign debt. Mr. Heilbut joined Serengeti from Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President in the firm’s Special Situations Group’s Multi Strategy Investing business, where he invested in multiple asset classes including public corporate credit and equities, private corporate credit and equities, drug royalties and distressed financial assets. Mr. Heilbut began his career as an Associate in Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Mortgage Department.

Mr. Heilbut earned a BA in History (Phi Beta Kappa) from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

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