Värde Partners Names New Partners, Deputy CIO

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January 25, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS and LONDON – Värde Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Partners as well as the promotion of an existing Partner to Deputy Chief Investment Officer all effective January 1, 2018.

Francisco Milone, Head of European Real Estate, and Scott Hartman, Head of the U.S. Corporate and Traded Credit investment team, have been promoted to Partner.

Francisco Milone joined the firm in 2008 and is based in London. He is responsible for European real estate investments, including the acquisition of non-performing loans, assets and real estate-related companies.

Scott Hartman joined the firm in 2008 and is based in Minneapolis. He co-leads the Corporate and Traded Credit team and serves as co-Portfolio Manager of the firm’s hedge funds.

“We are delighted to recognize Francisco and Scott for their tremendous contributions to the success of our business and their dedication to our investors,” said George Hicks, Co-Founder and CEO of Värde Partners. “They embody the culture and values of the firm and we look forward to their continued leadership as Partners.”

Alongside these promotions, Giuseppe Naglieri, Partner, has been appointed Deputy CIO.

Giuseppe Naglieri joined the firm in 2009. In addition to his role as Deputy CIO, Giuseppe will continue to co-lead the Corporate and Traded Credit team and serve as co-Portfolio Manager of the firm’s hedge funds with newly-elected Partner Scott Hartman.

About Värde Partners:
Värde Partners is a $13 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a value-based approach to investing across a broad array of geographies, segments and asset types, including corporate credit, real estate, specialty finance, mortgages, energy and transportation. The firm sponsors and manages a family of private investment funds with a global investor base that includes foundations and endowments, pension plans, insurance companies, other institutional investors and private clients. Now in its third decade, Värde employs more than 280 people globally with regional headquarters in Minneapolis, London and Singapore.