Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> June 11, 2013
Interview with the CEO & Director: New Mountain Finance Corporation (NMFC)
Robert A. Hamwee, Managing Director of New Mountain Capital, joined the firm in 2008. He is the CEO of New Mountain Finance Corporation. Before joining New Mountain, he was President of GSC Group, where he had responsibility for managing GSC's control distressed debt funds. He was with Greenwich Street Capital Partners, the predecessor to GSC Group, from 1994 to 1999. Before that, Mr. Hamwee was with The Blackstone Group from 1992 to 1994, where he worked of assignments in the restructuring and merchant banking departments. Mr. Hamwee has led numerous creditor committees and bank steering groups, and has been a lead Director for many corporate boards, including Purina Mills, LLC, Envirosource and Viasystems Group Inc. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan with a BBA in finance and accounting. Profile
TWST: Let's begin with a historical sketch, a bit of a background summary of New Mountain Finance, and then if you would bring us up to date.