Michael Ferrante is a Director and Associate Portfolio Manager in the Liquid Credit Strategies investment team. He joined NewStar Capital in 2013 after previous roles at State Street Global Advisors and Eaton Vance Management. As a Credit Analyst and Assistant Vice President at Eaton Vance, Michael evaluated investment opportunities in the leveraged loan market, including stressed and distressed situations. Before moving into asset management, he began his career as a NYSE Trading Assistant at Kellogg Specialist Group.
Michael graduated in 2005 with a BA in Economics from Bowdoin College, earned an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management in 2012, and has held the Chartered Financial Analyst designation since 2009.