Mark du Four is a managing director and head of capital markets for NewStar Financial, the alternative credit group of First Eagle. Mark joined NewStar from Fleet Securities, Inc., where he was a managing director in the Loan Sales and Trading Group. In that role, he was responsible for the syndication execution of media and energy transactions and also covered institutional accounts in the primary and secondary markets. Before joining Fleet, Mark was a Director in BMO Nesbitt Burns' Global Distribution Group, overseeing the syndication of media, energy, and food and agribusiness transactions. Prior to that, he was a vice president in Chase Securities' Global Syndicated Finance Group, structuring and syndicating transactions primarily in the energy sector. Earlier, he was a corporate finance associate with Chase's Global Oil and Gas Group and completed Chase's Corporate Finance Training Program. Before joining Chase, Mark was a CPA for Coopers and Lybrand in Boston.
Mark received a BS from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.