Walter Marullo is a portfolio manager on the Private Credit team at First Eagle Investment Management, where he manages a portfolio of credit investments and covers the healthcare and environmental services industries. He has more than 27 years of banking, credit and leveraged-finance experience.
Walter joined First Eagle in December 2017 when the firm acquired NewStar Financial, where he had worked since 2005. Prior to NewStar, Walter spent nearly all his banking and leveraged-finance career at FleetBoston Financial and BancBoston (one of FleetBoston’s predecessor companies), where he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility. His final posts at FleetBoston included portfolio management team leader in the environmental services, power generation, utilities, food & beverage, consumer products and for-profit healthcare sectors. In previous positions at FleetBoston, Walter structured, executed and managed leveraged non-investment-grade loan transactions within the environmental services and for-profit healthcare sectors.
Walter holds an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the Boston Securities Analysts Society.