Bernard D. Berman

Co-President at Fifth Street Management LLC

Bernard D. Berman

Bernard D. Berman

Co-President at Fifth Street Management LLC

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Fifth Street Management LLC
Fifth Street Capital LLC
Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc.

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423

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1971

Age

47

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Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at NewStar Commercial Loan Originator II LLC

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Oaktree Strategic Income Corp.

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Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Partner at Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC

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Executive Director at Fifth Street Management LLC

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Co-President at Fifth Street Management LLC

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Executive Director & Controller at Fifth Street Management LLC

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Executive Director & Head of Investor Relations at Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Fifth Street Capital LLC

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Bernard D. Berman
Co-President at Fifth Street Management LLC
Education
BS in Finance

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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Boston College Law School was founded in 1929 at 11 Beacon Street in downtown Boston, the first dean, Dennis Dooley, envisioned a law school with a social conscience as well as an analytical mind. From its earliest days, Boston College Law School had a reputation for toughness and high standards. It won accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1932, just three years after its founding, joining the Harvard, Yale, and Boston University law schools as the only ones in New England to attain such a distinction.

Career History
Co-President
2017 - Current

Fifth Street Management LLC is a registered investment advisor located in Greenwich, Connecticut. In 2014, Fifth Street Asset Management Inc. (\"FSAM\") completed its initial public offering of common stock (NASDAQ:FSAM). As part of the restructuring in connection with the IPO, FSAM became the general partner of Fifth Street Holdings LP (\"Holdings\") and the proceeds of the IPO were used to repurchase interests in Holdings from certain minority holders. Fifth Street is wholly-owned by Holdings, and FSAM holds a minority interest in Holdings. The majority of interests in Holdings is held by employees of affiliates of Fifth Street, including Leonard M. Tannenbaum.

President & Secretary
2004 - Current

First Street Capital invests in established, small and mid-sized companies in connection with other private equity sponsors. They invest primarily in the following sectors: healthcare, business services, retail and consumer, manufacturing, food and restaurants, construction and engineering, distribution and logistics and media and advertising. The firm seeks to maximize totals return by generating current income from their debt investments and capital appreciation from their equity investments. First Street Capital looks for growth companies with annual revenues of $25 to $250 million and EBITDA greater than $3 million. Companies should also have well-positioned products/services with strong potential for growth, solid management teams and corporate governance structures and high-quality equity sponsorship.First Street Capital participates in expansions, acquisitions, recapitalizations and MBOs. Investments range from $5 million to $40 million. First Street Capital's investments are typically structured as first and second lien debt investments, which may include an equity component. All of their debt investments are secured by first or second priority liens on the assets of their portfolio companies. Equity investments may consist of common stock, preferred stock or limited liability company interests. The firm seeks to act as the lead or sole mezzanine investor. They make other opportunistic investments on a case-by-case basis.

President & Chief Compliance Officer
Current

Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc. engages in the provision of asset management services to alternative investment vehicles. It offers banking solutions to small and mid-sized companies across their capital structure, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. It also provides innovative and customized credit solutions across the capital structure, including one-stop financing, unitranche debt, senior secured debt, mezzanine debt, equity co-investments, healthcare asset-backed lending and venture debt financing. The company was founded by Leonard M. Tannenbaum in 1998 and is headquartered in Greenwich, CT.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current

Traffic Solutions Corp. engages in the manufacture of traffic control products and safety services. It offers job-site work, product sales, equipment rental, sign manufacturing, and installation for customers. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA.

Director
Current

Midasco LLC provides construction and installation of signing, lighting, traffic signals, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). It offers signs, illumination, ITS and tolling, signalization, and rail road services. The company was founded by Joe Dunn and Regina McManus in 1982 and is headquartered in Elkridge, MD.

Director
2014 - 2015

Fifth Street Asset Management, Inc. engages in the provision of asset management services to alternative investment vehicles. It offers banking solutions to small and mid-sized companies across their capital structure, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors. The firm also provides innovative and customized credit solutions across the capital structure, including one-stop financing, unitranche debt, senior secured debt, mezzanine debt, equity co-investments, healthcare asset-backed lending and venture debt financing. The company was founded by Leonard M. Tannenbaum in 1998 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Former Representative from the 64th District at Connecticut House of Representatives

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Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp. purchases Healthcare Finance Group LLC

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