2011 Milken Institute Summit
Chief Investment Officer, Guggenheim Partners
Scott Minerd is chief investment officer of Guggenheim Partners, a diversified financial services firm. Previously he was a managing director for Morgan Stanley and later Credit Suisse, where he oversaw fixed-income credit trading in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Early in his career, Minerd made significant contributions to the development and use of derivative securities in the global capital markets. During the 1993 European exchange-rate crisis, he orchestrated the restructuring of Italy's Eurobond debt. Employing the largest debt exchange offer ever executed by a G7 country, Italy re-established itself as a credible capital markets borrower. Minerd began his career as a CPA and worked for Price Waterhouse. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and completed graduate work at both Wharton and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Minerd is a regular contributor to the Financial Times and frequently appears on Bloomberg Television, CNBC and Fox Business News.