Scott D’Orsi is a managing director and CLO portfolio manager for NewStar Financial, the alternative credit group of First Eagle. Scott has more than 25 years of investment experience in non-investment-grade debt markets, including an extensive background in structuring, underwriting and trading loans and other debt securities. Prior to joining FOC Partners, which was acquired by NewStar in 2004, Scott had high-yield sales and internal-research responsibilities at Spear Leeds & Kellogg. He was also executive director with CIBC World Markets in London 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 graduated from Yale University in 1990 with a BA in economics and earned an MBA from Babson College in 2003. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.