Stephen Newton is a senior analyst for First Eagle’s Private Credit team. He has been a member of the team since 2015 when he joined NewStar Financial (acquired by First Eagle in December 2017). Prior to NewStar, Stephen was responsible for primary and secondary investments in leveraged loans at Citizens Financial Group. Previously, as a credit analyst at Eaton Vance Management, he was responsible for credit analysis across numerous industries in the leveraged loan market, including distressed investments and corporate reorganizations. He began his career as an analyst at Bank of America.
Stephen earned his BS in finance from Boston College and received his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. In addition, Stephen holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.