Mr. Ranocchia is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2017, Mr. Ranocchia was Head of Special Situations and a senior member of the Investment Committee at CIFC LLC, where he specialized in Secured Corporate Loan Strategies. Prior to that role, Mr. Ranocchia was the Co-Head of Investment Research at CIFC, where he worked on originating, structuring and negotiating credit transactions, and the construction and management of Credit Asset portfolios. Prior to that, Mr. Ranocchia held senior roles at EuroAsia Partners and FleetBoston and was a Banker at Babcock & Brown. Mr. Ranocchia began his career at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessor institutions, where he spent 15 years in various roles, including the Head of the firm's Asia Pacific Media & Telecom Group. Mr. Ranocchia holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Sydney and an MBA from Columbia University.