Nick Heilbut is a Managing Director for the FS Global Credit business. He serves as a Portfolio Manager and Director of Research for the FS Credit Opportunities Fund, the FS Specialty Lending Fund and the FS Tactical Opportunities Fund.
Previously Mr. Heilbut was a Managing Director at DW Partners where he focused on investments in stressed and distressed debt. He served as the Head of Research for Magnetar’s Event Credit business and the Magnetar Credit Opportunities Fund and was also a member of the Event Driven Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Magnetar, Mr. Heilbut but worked at Serengeti Asset Management where he was responsible for the firm’s investments in financial institutions, health care, media and sovereign debt.
He joined Serengeti from Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President in the firm’s Special Situations Group Multi-Strategy Investing business. There, 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.