Mid-market lender Medley has hired James Feeley as a senior managing director and head of markets. Feeley began his career with Fleet Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities in the global acquisition finance and financial sponsors group. He worked at J.H. Whitney & Co., and was a founding partner of FriedbergMillstein’s credit strategies business. Feeley also was a founding partner of CastleHill Investment Management and White Squall Capital Partners.
Medley LLC (“Medley”) is pleased to announce that James A. Feeley III has joined its team of investment professionals as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Markets. With over 25 years of investment banking and leveraged finance, private equity and credit-oriented alternatives investment management experience, Mr. Feeley brings a range of skills including direct lending to middle market companies and financial sponsors, performing and distressed credit investing and CLO asset management.
“Jim is an experienced investor and business builder who will help us continue to elevate Medley’s capabilities for our investors.”
Mr. Feeley began his career in investment banking and leveraged finance with Fleet Bank and J.P. Morgan Securities in the Global Acquisition Finance and Financial Sponsors Group. After joining private equity firm J.H. Whitney & Co., Mr. Feeley was a Founding Partner of FriedbergMillstein’s credit strategies business and a Founding Managing Partner of CastleHill Investment Management and White Squall Capital Partners.
“I was attracted to the Medley credit platform because of their deep commitment to fundamental credit investment strategies, their impressive success through the last credit cycle and their commitment to building a world class credit alternatives investment firm,“ said Jim Feeley. “I am excited about the opportunity to help Medley continue to develop their business and their team.”
“Jim’s experience in asset management and credit investing adds to the depth and breadth of our senior management and investing teams,” added Seth Taube, Partner of Medley. “Jim is an experienced investor and business builder who will help us continue to elevate Medley’s capabilities for our investors.”
Medley is a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that manages private funds, managed accounts and business development companies, Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE: MCC) and Sierra Income Corporation. Medley specializes in credit investing, including direct private lending and corporate credit related strategies. Medley provides first lien, second lien and uni-tranche term loans to middle-market companies with an investment size between $10-100 million. Medley will support acquisition and growth financings, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, bank debt restructurings, CAPEX, Chapter 11 exit financing and DIP financing. Medley is headquartered in New York with offices in San Francisco.
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