Investment Research

Nicholas Franchot

Managing Director,
Absolute Return & Credit

Nick Franchot is a Managing Director at Hall Capital Partners LLC, where he leads the firm’s Absolute Return and Credit group. Mr. Franchot is also responsible for the firm’s Opportunity Zone investments, and he is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Investment Review Committee.

Mr. Franchot joined the firm in 2017. Prior to joining Hall Capital Partners, Mr. Franchot worked at Passport Capital, a global investment firm that utilizes macro and equity long-short strategies. At Passport Capital, Mr. Franchot was a Senior Investment Analyst, who led the firm’s investments in financial services companies and helped develop the firm’s macro outlook. Prior to Passport Capital, Mr. Franchot served at the US Treasury Department as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Capital Markets and developed policy related to financial institutions and capital markets.

Volunteer work:

National Wildlife Federation, Board of Directors (Special Advisor)

Phillips Academy Andover, Development Board

Education:

Stanford Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.

Yale University, B.A. in Political Science

What attracted you to HCP?

The dedication to thinking long-term with our investing.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Playing soccer, a great non-fiction book, and a hot summer day on the beach with a cool breeze.

Little known fact(s) about me:

I played a lot of soccer growing up, including with professional youth teams in Italy and Spain (AC Milan and Real Sociedad).

Ask me about:

Being new to fatherhood: my wife and I recently welcomed our first child into the world

Economic policy

The future of blockchain

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Nick Franchot is a Managing Director at Hall Capital Partners LLC, where he leads the firm’s Absolute Return and Credit group. Mr. Franchot is also responsible for the firm’s Opportunity Zone investments, and he is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Investment Review Committee.

Mr. Franchot joined the firm in 2017. Prior to joining Hall Capital Partners, Mr. Franchot worked at Passport Capital, a global investment firm that utilizes macro and equity long-short strategies. At Passport Capital, Mr. Franchot was a Senior Investment Analyst, who led the firm’s investments in financial services companies and helped develop the firm’s macro outlook. Prior to Passport Capital, Mr. Franchot served at the US Treasury Department as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Capital Markets and developed policy related to financial institutions and capital markets.

Volunteer work:

National Wildlife Federation, Board of Directors (Special Advisor)

Phillips Academy Andover, Development Board

Education:

Stanford Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.

Yale University, B.A. in Political Science

What attracted you to HCP?

The dedication to thinking long-term with our investing.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Playing soccer, a great non-fiction book, and a hot summer day on the beach with a cool breeze.

Little known fact(s) about me:

I played a lot of soccer growing up, including with professional youth teams in Italy and Spain (AC Milan and Real Sociedad).

Ask me about:

Being new to fatherhood: my wife and I recently welcomed our first child into the world

Economic policy

The future of blockchain