Nick Cooper is the Director of Strategy at Keller Postman LLC. He assists senior leadership in executing on core aspects of the firm’s practice, while also supporting exploration of new projects and growth opportunities.
Previously, Nick was a Portfolio Manager at Burford Capital (and before its acquisition by Burford, Gerchen Keller Capital). At Burford, Nick oversaw a $300 million managed vehicle invested primarily in post-settlement litigation finance assets.
Before joining GKC, Nick was an associate at HIG Capital, where he focused on special situations credit investing. His work primarily included underwriting investments in secondary market purchases of high-yield debt instruments, origination of BDC term loans, and equity of distressed companies.
Nick also worked as an investment banking analyst at Credit Suisse, where he was a member of Global Industrials Group and served as a junior member of the firm’s U.S. Corporate Credit Underwriting Committee.
Outside of his full-time roles, Nick has held board seats in sponsor-backed companies, serving as a board member for Bubbies Ice Cream & Desserts and Imperial Frozen Foods.
Nick earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics and finance from the University of Notre Dame.