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Dec 08, 2019

First Eagle Investment Management Agrees to Acquire Alternative Credit Manager THL Credit

NEW YORK Dec. 8, 2019 — First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (“First Eagle”) and THL Credit Advisors LLC (“THL Credit”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for First Eagle to acquire THL Credit, a leading alternative credit manager with approximately $17 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2019. The acquisition complements First Eagle’s established alternative credit platform, solidifying its place among the leaders in both tradable credit and middle-market direct lending.

Nov 20, 2019

Matt on Bloomberg TV

"If you're a long-term investor, it matters less what's happening to the markets as a whole, and matters more what you can find bottom up. At the end of the day, we're not betting on being all into markets. We're selectively buying into markets around the world and I think that's the key distinction."

Oct 29, 2019

Advisor Perspectives | First Eagle Global Fund

Matt McLennan, Kimball Brooker and Manish Gupta managers of First Eagle Global Fund, recently spoke with Advisor Perspectives to discuss the Fund’s go-anywhere approach and investment philosophy centered on the protection of wealth with the primary objective of avoiding permanent impairment of capital.

Sep 24, 2019

First Eagle Investment Management Introduces New Scholarship

We are excited to introduce the First Eagle Investment Management Foundation Scholarship, a merit-based award for a student in the Value Investing Program at Columbia Business School.

Jul 24, 2019

Matt McLennan on Bloomberg TV

“One of the things that's important that we do a little bit differently at First Eagle, is we don't define value just in purely statistical terms."

 

 

Apr 29, 2019

Value Investor Insight featuring Matt McLennan and Kimball Brooker

It’s by design that companies in Matthew McLennan’s portfolios aren’t exactly those that set investors’ hearts racing with excitement. “We’re happy to own businesses with what we consider a gradual positive drift to them,” he says. In this article, Matthew McLennan and Kimball Brooker describe how they assess “fade risk” in a number of industries, what makes them uneasy about the state of the world today, why their exposure to gold is higher than normal, and why they see mispriced value in Fanuc, Orkla, Schlumberger, Jardine Matheson and Weyerhaeuser.

Jan 03, 2019

First Eagle Overseas Fund to Reopen

First Eagle Investment Management announced that effective January 10, 2019, the current soft-close limitations applicable to the Overseas Fund, will be removed. The Fund has been closed to certain third-party intermediaries and institutional investors since May 2014.

Jan 03, 2019

Matt McLennan on WealthTrack

Watch Matt McLennan alongside Evercore ISI's, Ed Hyman, as they discuss what has changed over the last year and what that means for the U.S. economy and markets.

Dec 10, 2018

NewStar Financial To Rebrand and Adopt the Name of its Parent, First Eagle Investment Management

NEW YORK, December 10, 2018 – First Eagle Investment Management (“First Eagle”) today announced that its alternative credit group, NewStar Financial (“NewStar”), will rebrand to First Eagle Investment Management, adopting its parent’s name. NewStar’s investment team will operate as the Private Credit team of First Eagle, and the legal entities NewStar Financial, LLC, and NewStar Capital LLC, will change their names to First Eagle Private Credit, LLC, and First Eagle Private Credit Advisors, LLC, respectively.

Sep 21, 2018

Matt McLennan on Bloomberg TV

"We go wherever we can find what we believe are good businesses with a "margin of safety" and price. And the U.S. does not have a monopoly on great businesses.

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