Dennis O’Rourke is a Senior Analyst on the Liquid Credit Strategies investment team. He joined NewStar Capital in 2018 and has over 25 years of experience in leveraged loan, high yield and distressed credit markets. Prior to joining NewStar, Dennis was a Senior Analyst on JPMorgan Asset Management’s Absolute Return Fixed Income platform. He was responsible for generating positive absolute returns for the non-investment grade credit sleeves of JPM’s global fixed income funds. Before JP MOrgan, Dennis worked at Regiment Capital as a Senior Analyst, responsible for generating positive returns across the capital structure for several strategies including a multi-strategy long / short hedge fund and several separately managed credit funds, CLOs, and CDS accounts. Prior to that, Dennis held Senior Analyst positions in the High Yield groups at Putnam Investments and FleetBoston Robertson Stephens. Dennis began his career at Chase Manhattan, where he completed Chase’s Credit Training Program and held positions in Mergers & Acquisitions and Chase Capital Partners.
Dennis graduated from the University of Rochester in 1992 with a BA in Economics and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation.