Mr. Murphy a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for First Eagle Alternative Credit’s Tradable Credit platform and Head of Capital Markets across the firm’s Tradable Credit and Direct Lending platforms. He also serves on the Investment Committee of the firm’s Tradable Credit platform.Mr. Murphy became part of First Eagle in 2020 upon the firm’s acquisition of THL Credit. Mr. Murphy has more than twenty-four years of investment industry experience, principally in the area of leveraged finance. Prior to joining THL Credit in June 2012, Mr. Murphy was a Senior Credit Analyst/Senior Portfolio Manager in the Alternative Credit Strategies Group of McDonnell Investment Management, LLC.From 1998 to May 2004, Mr. Murphy was employed by Columbia Advisors in the Bank Loan Asset Management Group as a Senior Credit Analyst covering telecommunications, media/broadcasting, and the cable industries.Prior to joining Columbia Advisors, Mr. Murphy was employed by Van Kampen Investments from October 1991 through March 1998, most recently serving as an Assistant Portfolio Manager for the Van Kampen Prime Rate Income Trust, where he gained credit training and significant experience in all aspects of the bank loans asset class, including cash management, trade settlement, credit monitoring, portfolio surveillance and analysis.Mr. Murphy earned his B.A. in Finance from Loras College.