Mr. Hough joined 777 Partners in 2017 with more than 22 years of management and investment experience, specializing in new and emerging asset classes. At 777 Partners, Mr. Hough is responsible for 777 Partner’s consumer legal finance company, Signal Holdings, LLC. Prior to joining 777 Partners, Mr. Hough founded Hough Consulting to advise owners and operators OfcCompanies on establishing “best-practice” policies & procedures, improving operational efficiencies, and structuring of debt and equity capital transactions. Mr. Hough has advised and financed numerous mergers & acquisitions, recapitalizations, divestitures and spin-offs. As a banker and investor, Mr. Hough originated, structured, underwritten, and invested in more than $10B of transactions on behalf of multiple international financial institutions including, PBL Capital, WestLB, SwissRe, ABN Amro, CAK Universal Credit and Bank of New York. Mr. Hough graduated from Bucknell University with Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Economics.