Nayef Perry

Global Co-Head of Direct Credit

Nayef is a Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Direct Credit based in the firm’s Miami office. He is an Investment Committee member and jointly responsible for leading all aspects of the firm’s credit platform.  

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2013, Nayef was a Vice President at GE Capital where he focused on middle-market sponsor-backed leveraged finance transactions. Nayef began his career as a management consultant at CEB. 

Nayef received an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University. 

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Does High Inflation Have You Confused About Where To Invest?

Inflation is sending investors across the public and private markets mixed signals, leaving them searching for direction on what asset classes or strategies might prove to be a safe harbor. One such strategy is private credit.

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Quick Hits | Inflation is High. Where Should You Invest?

Co-Head of Direct Credit Nayef Perry shares his thoughts on potential inflationary effects on private credit.

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The Intersection of Private Credit and ESG

The past year may have elevated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) into the mainstream, but the truth is that ESG is not a new theme in the world of investing.

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Quick Hits | Talking Private Credit

Managing Director Nayef Perry unpacks the 2020 private credit market faster than any U.S. state took to count election ballots. How did GPs react to the COVID-19 crisis and how will they handle 2021?

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