- 20+ years of experience in Investment Banking and Direct Lending
- Prior to AlmaStone, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Credit at ED&F Man; Managing Partner, Head of High Yield/Distressed & Leveraged Loans at MF Global; Head of Crossover/European High Yield Trading at Credit Agricole; Head of European Distressed Debt Trading at UBS
- Degree in Finance & Economics from New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business
- Fluent in English and Spanglish
As AlmaStone’s Managing Partner, James-Scott is responsible for the investment management services of AlmaStone. Prior to this James-Scott was the Group Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Credit ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited. James-Scott was at MF Global, where he was a Managing Partner, European High Yield/Distressed & Leveraged Loans business. James-Scott’s other roles included Credit Agricole where he was the Head of Crossover/High Yield Trading, and at UBS where he was the Head of European Distressed Debt Trading. He started his career at Credit Suisse in 1998. James-Scott attended New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business (B.S. Finance/Economics).