Research Group

Nicholas E. Franchot

Vice President

Nick Franchot is a Vice President at Hall Capital Partners in the Absolute Return group, responsible for research, identification, due diligence, and monitoring of liquid and illiquid credit and distressed funds, event-oriented and arbitrage-oriented hedge funds, and traditional fixed income funds.

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. Mr. Franchot began his career as an analyst at CapitalSource, a specialty finance firm, where he worked on the firm's corporate strategy and investments.

Mr. Franchot graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science and earned an M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.