Medley announced that James A. Feeley III joined its team of investment professionals as a senior managing director and head of markets. With more than 25 years of investment banking and leveraged finance, private equity and credit-oriented alternatives investment management experience, 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.

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., he 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 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.”