CLO Portfolio Manager
Scott D’Orsi is CLO portfolio manager on the First Eagle Private Credit team. He has more than 25 years of investment experience in the non-investment-grade debt markets, including an extensive background in structuring, underwriting and trading loans and other debt securities. Scott has been a member of the Private Credit team since 2004, when he joined NewStar Financial (acquired by First Eagle in December 2017). At FOC Partners, a predecessor to NewStar, Scott managed the firm’s broadly syndicated loan investments, including the launch of its CLO platform. Earlier, at CIBC World Markets in London, he was executive director and a founding member of the European Leveraged Finance Group. At BancBoston, Scott was a founding member of the High Yield Capital Market Group and a portfolio manager for asset-based loans at BancBoston and Fleet Bank. He completed formal credit training at Fleet Bank, where he performed collateral management, field examinations, internal audits and due diligence functions.
Scott earned his BA in economics from Yale University in 1990 and his MBA from Babson College in 2003. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.