Daire joined Alcentra in July 2014 and is the Portfolio Manager for Alcentra’s European CLOs and deputy Portfolio Manager for Alcentra’s par Loan funds. He is responsible for portfolio construction, optimisation and monitoring, and is the Vice-Chair of the European Liquid (Loans and High Yield) Investment Committee. Daire has experience of both par and distressed credit across a broad range of sectors and has previously acted as a senior analyst within the Alcentra credit team. Before joining Alcentra, Daire spent seven years as a credit analyst at Oak Hill Advisors. Daire moved to Oak Hill in 2006 from JPMorgan’s Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets groups where he focussed 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).