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Brian Ford

Managing Director

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Brian Ford is a managing director of First Eagle Alternative Credit with responsibility for business development, product development, strategic relationships and fund marketing across the firm’s Tradable Credit and Direct Lending platforms. Brian joined the firm from Benefit Street Partners, where he played a similar role. Previously, he was a managing director of business development at Atalaya Capital Management, leading the firm’s client facing initiatives. Brian led the institutional sales effort in the Mid-Atlantic region at TCW and, before that, served as a vice president of institutional account management at PIMCO, where he was responsible for client relationship management, fundraising and new business development. Prior to PIMCO, as a portfolio management associate at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), Brian helped oversee the firm’s international portfolio of hedge funds. Previously, he served as an assistant vice president of Asian trading for HSBC Investment Bank and as an analyst for both M. Safra & Co. and UBS Investment Bank.

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.