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Jason Wendorf

Jason Wendorf
CFA

Managing Director


  • Industry start
    1997
  • Year joined
    2011

Jason Wendorf is a managing director on First Eagle Alternative Credit’s Direct Lending team, responsible for originating, structuring and executing new investment opportunities. Jason became part of First Eagle in 2017 upon the firm’s acquisition of NewStar Financial, which he had joined in 2011. Previously, he was a director in the corporate finance group at CapitalSource Finance, where he focused on originating and executing senior and second-lien debt facilities, primarily in the media, communications, and business services industries. Jason also served in the sponsor finance group at GE Capital (formerly Heller Financial), where he was responsible for underwriting and monitoring general industry credits. He began his career in the corporate value consulting group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He earned a BBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.