BOSTON, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- THL Credit Advisors LLC ("THL Credit" or the "Company") today announced that it has named Brian Murphy Head of Capital Markets.  Mr. Murphy, who is based in Chicago, is a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager for THL Credit's Tradable Credit strategy.

In this newly created role, Mr. Murphy will be responsible for overseeing all of THL Credit's capital markets activities, including sourcing investment opportunities from banks and lenders and managing excess risk across THL Credit's Tradable Credit and Direct Lending strategies.

Mr. Murphy has more than twenty-four years of investment industry experience, principally in the area of leveraged finance. Mr. Murphy joined THL Credit in 2012 in connection with the Company's acquisition of McDonnell Investment Management, LLC, where he was a Senior Credit Analyst and Senior Portfolio Manager in the Alternative Credit Strategies Group.

"We are very excited for Brian to take on new responsibilities as THL Credit's Head of Capital Markets," said Chris Flynn, CEO of THL Credit. "Brian's relationships and expertise in leveraged finance are valuable assets to our team in this new role and will strengthen our ability to identify opportunities and manage risk across the platform."

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

Statements made in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect various assumptions by the Company concerning anticipated results and are not guarantees of future performance. The accuracy of such statements involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that, in some ways, are beyond management's control, including the factors described from time to time in filings by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements made herein. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.

Investor Contact:THL Credit Advisors LLC Lauren Vieira 617-790-6070

Media Contact:StantonDoug Allen(646) 502-3530

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