BOSTON, March 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- THL Credit Advisors LLC ("THL Credit"), an alternative credit investment manager, announced today that Kevin Burke, a former Senior Managing Director at Antares Capital, will serve as a Senior Advisor to the firm.  Mr. Burke will work closely with THL Credit's senior management advising on investments, capital markets and strategic matters.

"Kevin's extensive experience across both the broadly syndicated loan market and the middle market will be a great resource to our Direct Lending and Tradable Credit strategies," said Chris Flynn, Co-CEO of THL Credit.

Sam Tillinghast, Co-CEO of THL Credit said, "Kevin was one of my very first business contacts almost 30 years ago when bank loans were first being syndicated.  He brings an impressive network of relationships and perspective on the debt capital markets, and we are thrilled to have him on board."

Most recently, Mr. Burke served as a Senior Managing Director responsible for Loan Syndication, Sales and Trading at Antares Capital. Previously he spent 12 years at GE Capital as a Senior Managing Director overseeing Loan Sales and Trading and Loan Capital Markets. Prior to joining GE Capital, Mr. Burke spent 25 years at Bankers Trust Company/Deutsche Bank in a variety of credit, corporate finance, and sales and trading positions. He was a Founding Member and Sales Head of Bankers Trust's Loan Syndications Group. Mr. Burke previously served as a Board Member of the Loan Syndication and Trading Association (LSTA) and remains on its Senior Advisory Board. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Harvard University.

About THL Credit Advisors LLC

THL Credit is an alternative credit investment manager for both direct lending and broadly syndicated investments through public and private vehicles, collateralized loan obligations, separately managed accounts and co-mingled funds.  THL Credit maintains a variety of advisory and sub-advisory relationships across its investment platforms, including THL Credit, Inc. (Nasdaq:TCRD), a publicly traded business development company, and THL Credit Senior Loan Fund (NYSE:TSLF), a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. 

Forward-Looking Statements

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Investor Contact:THL Credit Advisors LLC Lauren Vieira617-790-6070Media Contact:Sard Verbinnen & CoMatthew Benson212-687-8080

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