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SMBC Hires Bergen as Managing Director and Head of Private Credit Team

February 11, 2022, 07:21 AM

SMBC, a member of SMBC Group, announced appointed Thomas Bergen as Managing Director and Head of Private Credit with the Strategic Credit Products Department.

In this role, Tom will be responsible for managing and growing SMBC’s third party investor strategy.

“We are very pleased and excited to have Tom join the company,” said Glenn Autorino, Managing Director, Head of Strategic Credit Products of SMBC Americas Division. “Tom brings to our organization a significant depth of experience overseeing the private credit business in his prior roles and is the ideal fit for this position. We look forward to his contribution.”

Before joining SMBC, Tom spent six years at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager and Head of the North Haven Senior Loan Fund Program. In that role, Tom was responsible for structuring fund and SMA arrangements, sourcing investors and managing all aspects of the program’s investment sourcing, selection, approval, and portfolio management.

He was with GE Capital for three years as Senior Vice President in Capital Markets, where he covered middle-market leveraged finance opportunities, and was with PriCap Advisors for four years managing fixed-income portfolios.

Prior to that, he was a member of the Syndicated and Leveraged Finance group at J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. for seven years, in roles of increasing responsibility related to the origination and execution of syndicated leveraged loan and high yield bond financings.

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