Viewpoints by Scott Garfield, at Manulife Investment Management
Scott has overall responsibility for the firm’s North American junior credit, private equity funds, and equity co-investment programs. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner at FinanStar Group, a boutique investment bank. Scott’s background also includes numerous merger-and-acquisition assignments and corporate finance transactions while serving in Wachovia’s capital markets group.
- Education: B.A., Economics, Williams College; M.B.A., Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
- Joined the company: 2002
- Began career: 1988
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