Scott Krase

Operating Investor

Scott is a founding partner of Harkness Capital. Previously, he shared responsibility for the portfolio management activities of Oak Hill Advisors, a NY based asset manager with over $20 billion of assets under management. Mr. Krase co-founded each of the funds, was a member of the firm’s investment committee and has served as a lead participant on numerous creditor committees. In addition, he served two terms as Chairman of Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), an industry organization. Scott previously worked at TSA Capital Management, where he was a portfolio manager responsible for global asset allocation. He also worked in the mergers and acquisitions departments of Gleacher & Co. and Salomon Brothers. Scott holds a B.S., cum laude, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Key Experience

  • Investor: 21 years as portfolio manager; credit analysis for high yield bonds and bank loans; structured, negotiated credit terms for numerous PE-backed companies; financed management buyouts
  • Board Member: Athletic Recovery Zone; E-net; Nomikos Ltd.; Caravel Shipping Ltd; Dolphin Capital Opportunities; Castle Athletics; OneZone
  • Private Equity: Oak Hill Advisors