Sergei Schmidt Managing Director

LocationNew York

EducationB.A., Finance, University of Economics and Finance in St. Petersburg, Russia
M.B.A., Columbia Business School

Prior ExperienceVarde Partners
Pretium Partners

Sergei Schmidt is a Managing Director in H.I.G.'s Capital Formation Group based in the New York office. He focuses on capital raising and investor relations activities in North America across H.I.G.’s credit strategies.

Sergei has 15 years of experience in investment management and institutional sales. Prior to joining H.I.G., Sergei was a Director at Varde Partners, where he was responsible for business development, capital raising, and investor relations. Prior to Varde, Sergei held similar roles at Pretium Partners and PIMCO.

Sergei earned a B.A. in Finance from the University of Economics and Finance in St. Petersburg, Russia, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.