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SuperReturn Japan
4-5 December, 2024
The Ritz-CarltonTokyo

Brett Hickey
Founder & CEO at Star Mountain Capital


Brett Hickey has over 20 years of private investing and investment banking experience with over 15 years spent directly in the U.S. lower middle-market. He has completed over 125 private equity, private credit and secondary fund investments.

Mr. Hickey is the Founder & CEO of Star Mountain Capital, LLC, a multi-billion dollar specialized private investment firm, making loans, private equity investments and secondary fund purchases across its Collaborative Ecosystem® in the lower middle-market. Driven by culture and stakeholder alignment, Star Mountain has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by Crain’s and Pensions & Investments in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Previously worked as an Investment Banker at Citigroup Global Markets in New York City (formerly known as Salomon Smith Barney) where he completed over $24 billion in transactions for financial institutions.

Graduated with Distinction from McGill University in Montreal, Canada with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Accounting. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Owner, President / Manager executive training and management program.

Board positions include Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs and the YMCA of Greenwich. He is also the Founder & Chairman of the Star Mountain Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) focused on job creation (including for veterans, women and athletes), economic development and health & wellness. Mr. Hickey is a member of YPO and is a former Canadian national gold medalist and North American medalist in speed skating.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private Credit & Secondaries in the US Lower Middle-Market