Dennis E. O’Rourke
Dennis O’Rourke is a senior analyst for First Eagle’s Private Credit team with over 25 years of experience in the leveraged loan, high yield and distressed credit markets. Before joining First Eagle in April 2018, Dennis was a senior analyst on JPMorgan Asset Management’s Absolute Return Fixed Income platform, where he was responsible for generating positive absolute returns for the non-investment-grade credit sleeves of JPM’s global fixed income funds. Prior to JPMorgan, Dennis worked at Regiment Capital as a senior analyst, responsible for generating positive returns across the capital structure for a multi-strategy long/short hedge fund and several separately managed credit funds, CLOs and CDS accounts. Previously, Dennis held senior analyst positions in the High Yield groups at Putnam Investments and FleetBoston Robertson Stephens. Dennis began his career at Chase Manhattan, where he completed Chase’s Credit Training Program and held positions in Mergers & Acquisitions and Chase Capital Partners.
Dennis graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in economics and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.