Larry Zimmerman

With the acquisition and integration of Benefit Street Partners (BSP), Franklin Templeton has further expanded its range of alternative credit solutions for institutional clients.

Larry Zimmerman is a managing director and the head of private debt origination at Benefit Street Partners, based in our New York office. Prior to joining BSP in 2017, Mr. Zimmerman spent eight years at Piper Jaffray & Co where he served as head of financial sponsor coverage. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2009, Mr. Zimmerman spent 19 years at Deutsche Bank and its predecessor Bankers Trust Company where he served as global co-head of industrials and previously worked in the mergers & acquisitions, sponsor coverage and leveraged finance groups. Mr. Zimmerman received a Master’s of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.

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