Altimar is a collection of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) sponsored by various affiliates of HPS Investment Partners, LLC ("HPS"). Our mission is to be a strategic partner for founders, management teams, shareholders and other key stakeholders as their businesses pursue a public listing. HPS has a track record with SPACs via its affiliates’ sponsorship of Altimar Acquisition Corporation ("Altimar I") (NYSE: ATAC) and Altimar I’s proposed business combination with Blue Owl Capital Inc. and co-sponsorship of Trine Acquisition Corp. ("Trine") and its closed business combination with Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM). Altimar SPACs concentrate their investment efforts in identifying a category winner in the Technology, Media and Telecom ("TMT"), Financial Services/FinTech, Healthcare and Consumer industries.
HPS is a global investment firm with approximately $68 billion of assets under management as of January 2021. Founded in 2007, HPS manages various investment strategies that invest across the capital structure, from privately negotiated senior secured debt and mezzanine investments, asset-based leasing and private equity to syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds. HPS is headquartered in New York with 11 additional offices worldwide. HPS has 152 investment professionals and over 380 employees globally. The scale and breadth of HPS’s platform offers its clients the flexibility to invest in companies large and small, through standard or customized solutions. HPS is led by Chief Executive Officer and Governing Partner Scott Kapnick, who, prior to founding HPS, served as a Management Committee member, Partner and Co-Head of Global Investment Banking at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.