Benj joined First Eagle’s Global Value team in July 2015. He is a senior research analyst covering oil and gas production, agricultural commodities and equipment, chemicals, automobiles, banks and other financials. Prior to joining the firm, Benj was a research analyst at AllianceBernstein, where he covered the telecom and utilities sectors for the firm’s value strategies. Previously, he worked in investment banking at Deutsche Bank Securities in New York. Benj received his BBA degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Columbia University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.