Daire joined Alcentra in July 2014 and is Head of European Liquid Credit and the Portfolio Manager for Alcentra’s European CLOs and European Loan funds. He is a co-Chair of the European Liquid Investment Committee. Daire has experience of both par and distressed credit investing across a broad range of sectors. He has previously held roles as Deputy High Yield Portfolio Manager and Senior Credit Analyst within Alcentra. Before joining Alcentra, Daire spent seven years as a credit analyst at Oak Hill Advisors. Daire moved to Oak Hill in 2006 from JP Morgan’s Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets groups where he focused on credit analysis and syndication.
He earned an M.B.S. from the UCD Michael Smurfit School of Business (1st Class Honours) and a B.Sc. from the National University of Ireland, Galway (1st Class Honours).