Nayef is a Managing Director and Head of Direct Credit based in the Miami office. He is an Investment Committee member and is 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.
The Golden Age of Credit
Private credit has outperformed public credit for 21 of the last 22 years. Leaders on our Direct Credit team discuss the trends they are seeing, and why they believe this asset class is having it's 'moment.'
Private Credit's Seniority in a Typical Capital Structure
The typical capital structure of a company is comprised of both debt and equity. Co-Head of Direct Credit, Nayef Perry, explores the benefits of senior debt in this example.
Nobody Ever Got Fired for Buying Senior Credit
Senior private credit in an evergreen structure affords investors differentiated access to downside protection delivering safety and yield.
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.
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.
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.
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?