David Frechette is a Managing Director and Alternatives Specialist for Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in May 2020, Mr. Frechette was a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he held various roles in the credit and equity businesses, including most recently leading the private equity strategies and private credit strategies teams in the US and Canada.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr. Frechette was a senior portfolio manager at Liberty Harbor, an alternative asset management business of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2006, Mr. Frechette managed the Private Assets Portfolio in the Corporate Investments Group at Amaranth Advisors.

Prior to his investment role at Amaranth, Mr. Frechette held various positions in leverage finance, including as a member of the Sponsor Coverage Group at CIBC World Markets, a senior member of CIBC's London-based capital markets team, a member of High Yield Group at Chase Securities, a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Lehman Brothers and the Argosy Group.

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The information on this page is for informational purposes only. It is intended for the benefit of third party issuers and those seeking information about alternatives investment strategies. The information contained herein does not constitute and should not be construed as an offering of advisory services or an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities, insurance or other laws of such jurisdiction.

All investing involves risks, including a loss of principal. Alternative investments are speculative and involve a high degree of risk. These investments are designed for investors who understand and are willing to accept these risks. Performance may be volatile, and an investor could lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.

Please refer to the strategy detail page for important information on the strategy, including additional risk considerations.


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