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Howard H. Wu

Managing Director


  • Industry start
    2002
  • Year joined
    2007

Howard Wu is a managing director on First Eagle Alternative Credit’s Direct Lending team, responsible for originating, structuring and executing new investment opportunities. Howard also serves as a rotating member of the Direct Lending investment committee covering loans in the health care and information services and technology industries. Howard became part of First Eagle in 2020 upon the firm’s acquisition of THL Credit, which he had joined in 2007. Previously, Howard worked in corporate finance at Yahoo! Inc. where he executed mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Before that, he served in the investment banking division of Bear, Stearns & Co. in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Howard earned a BA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.