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.
First Eagle Investment Management announced that effective January 10, 2019, the current soft-close limitations applicable to the International Value Strategy, which includes the First Eagle Overseas Fund, will be removed. The Strategy and the Fund have been closed to certain third-party intermediaries and institutional investors since May 2014.
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.
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.
"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.
Market participants are on edge as investors weigh global trade disputes, political insurgency in Europe, of course, and diverging global central bank policy.
The short term zigs and zags don't worry us as much. What worries us a little bit more is when we stand back and look at the market environment today, a lot of things have gone right.
NEW YORK— First Eagle Investment Management (“First Eagle”) is pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research (CRR). Their objective is to work together to develop actionable insights and tools for plan sponsors and financial advisors to use when helping retirement savers reach their goal of living a dignified life throughout retirement.
NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2017 – First Eagle Investment Management (“First Eagle”) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of NewStar Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:NEWS) ("NewStar”), an established lender and investment manager specializing in direct lending to middle-market companies and management of broadly syndicated loans. NewStar’s credit platform and investment teams now form the alternative credit group of First Eagle.
NEW YORK—(December 14, 2017)—First Eagle Investment Management announced today that effective January 3, 2018, it will absorb the costs of all external research purchased by First Eagle investment teams.