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Thomas Shea, CFA

Managing Director

Thomas Shea, CFA

Thomas Shea is a member of Barings’ Private Placement Group and the Private Placement Investment Committee. He is responsible for the analysis, underwriting and management of private placement investments. He is also responsible for the analysis and strategy for the firm’s workouts and troubled fixed income investments. Thomas has worked in the industry since 1985 and his experience has encompassed public and private investments. Previously, he was head of the Tradeable Investment Grade Securities Group for the firm, and was responsible for the analysis of investment grade public bonds and the management of numerous investment grade CDOs. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, he was a managing director at CIGNA Investments. Thomas holds a B.S. from Bentley College and is a member of the CFA Institute.