Scott Minerd

CIO, Guggenheim Partners

Scott Minerd is Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners, a diversified financial services firm with more than $100 bln in assets under supervision.

He previously was a managing director for Morgan Stanley and later Credit Suisse, where he oversaw fixed income credit trading in the United States, Europe and Asia. Early in his career, Mr. Minerd made significant contributions to the development and use of derivative securities in global capital markets. During the 1993 European exchange rate crisis, he orchestrated the restructuring of Italy’s Eurobond debt. By employing the largest debt exchange offer ever executed by a G7 country, Italy was able to reestablish itself as a credible capital markets borrower. Mr Minerd began his career as a CPA and worked for the public accounting firm of Price Waterhouse.

He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and completed graduate work at both the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Minerd is a regular featured guest on Bloomberg Television, CNBC, and FOX Business News.