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Robert Hetu

Managing Director, US Private Debt

Robert Hetu is Managing Director, Private Debt for the U.S. based in CDPQ’s New York office. In collaboration with CDPQ’s investment teams, he develops high-quality partnerships with key market participants to implement the organization’s U.S. corporate credit strategy. 

Before joining CDPQ in June 2017, he spent 20 years with Credit Suisse in New York, where he served as Managing Director in the Investment Banking Department. He led a team in the Corporate Lending group that focused on executing leveraged loan transactions. Prior to that, he was Senior Manager, Structured Finance at Societe Generale Canada in Montréal, and began his career as part of the Commercial Credit team at RBC. 

Robert has a Bachelor of Laws degree from Université de Montréal, as well as an MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.