Shields Day is a Senior Analyst on the Liquid Credit Strategies investment team. He joined NewStar Capital in 2017 and has over 23 years of experience in levered credit markets. Prior to joining NewStar, he spent nine years as a Senior Analyst at Regiment Capital Advisors, where he worked on the public credit team, which managed an Absolute Return Credit Hedge Fund, a High Yield bond fund, and four CLOs. Regiment invested up and down the capital structure in stable, stressed and distressed situations, as well as in special situations. Prior to that, he worked as a corporate bond analyst at Standish Mellon Asset Management. He began his career in NYC, where he went through the JPMorgan Financial Training Program and was one of the first analysts in its High Yield Bond Group. After JPMorgan he spent 5 years at Goldman Sachs where he started in the High Yield Bond Group and then moved to Equity Research.
He graduated from Union College in 1993 with a BA in Economics and received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 1995. Shields is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a designation he has held since 1999.