Senior Executive Director
Daire joined Alcentra in July 2014 and is the deputy Portfolio Manager for Alcentra’s par loan funds, responsible for portfolio construction, optimisation and monitoring, and sitting on the European 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. Daire moved into the role of the deputy Loan Portfolio Manager following his role as the deputy Portfolio Manager for European High Yield.
Before joining Alcentra, Daire spent seven years as a credit analyst at Oak Hill Advisors, primarily focussing on European investments across the sub-investment grade universe in TMT, Leisure/Travel/Gaming, Infrastructure and Paper/Packaging sectors. Daire moved to Oak Hill in 2006 from JPMorgan’s Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets groups where he focussed on credit analysis.
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).