Mel Carlisle

Chief Financial Officer at Fifth Street Capital LLC

Mel Carlisle

Mel Carlisle

Chief Financial Officer at Fifth Street Capital LLC

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Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp.
Oaktree Strategic Income Corp.
Fifth Street Capital LLC

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Birthday

1969

Age

51

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Chief Executive & Chief Investment Officer at Fifth Street Capital LLC

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

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Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer at Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp.

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President & Secretary at Fifth Street Capital LLC

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Founder at KIPP LA Schools

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Chief Compliance Officer at Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp.

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Director at Fifth Street Management LLC

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Managing Director, Head of Corporate Development & Capital Markets at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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

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Managing Principal at Oaktree Capital Management LP

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Mel Carlisle
Chief Financial Officer at Fifth Street Capital LLC
Education
BA in Economics & Accounting

As one of the nation's most selective private liberal arts colleges, CMC sits among the intellectually-stimulating, socially-fulfilling, seven-college community known as The Claremont Colleges, a system modeled after England's Oxford University. Founded in 1946, CMC is the youngest of the nation's top colleges and enrolls approximately 1,200 students. Claremont McKenna College (CMC) educates its students for thoughtful and productive lives and responsible leadership in economics, government and public affairs. CMC's strong grounding in the liberal arts, together with its emphasis on economics, government, and international relations, attracts students who approach education pragmatically and who intend to make a difference in the world. With this broad-based foundation graduates leave CMC well prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. Many go on to pursue careers in law, business, government, foreign service, international relations, public policy, museum administration, science and education, or to pursue graduate study. The College's cutting-edge research institutes provide students unprecedented opportunities to work alongside their professors and discover how what they learn in the classroom links to life in the world behond. The world comes to Claremont McKenna through a vibrant and renowned speakers series in which world leaders, thinkers, artists and visionaries visit campus through the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum and other public programming. In September 2007, Robert A. Day, the Founder and Chairman of The TCW Group, Inc., pledged a $200 million personal gift to establish the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and its unique programs. This was the largest recorded gift to a liberal arts institution, the largest gift in the field of finance and economics, and among the top 20 largest gifts ever given to a college or university. Through his generosity, the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance now offers multiple programs, including a Master of Arts in Finance degree

Career History
Chief Financial Officer
2017 - Current

Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp. is a specialty finance company, which engages in the provision of customized, one-stop credit solutions to companies with limited access to public or syndicated capital markets. Its portfolio include first lien, second lien, kemper jv, and equity. The company was founded on February 15, 2007 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
2017 - Current

Oaktree Strategic Income Corp. is a closed-end and non-diversified management investment company. It specializes in providing customized capital solutions for middle-market companies in both the syndicated and private placement markets. Its investment objective is to generate stable, current income through investments in first lien, floating-rate performing loans in both the broadly syndicated and private placement markets. The company was founded in May 2013 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Chief Financial Officer
2017 - 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.

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Oaktree Strategic Income II, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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