Tom NewberryChief Credit Officer and Co-Head of Direct Lending at Sound Point Capital Management
Mr. Newberry joined Sound Point in 2021 and is currently Chief Credit Officer and Co-Head of Direct Lending on the U.S. Direct Lending team. Additionally, Mr. Newberry serves on the firm’s Management Committee, Risk Committee, Direct Lending Valuation Committee, CLO Risk Committee, U.S. Par Loan Investment Committee and ESG Committee. Prior to joining Sound Point, Mr. Newberry was a Partner, Global Head of Private Debt and a Senior Portfolio Manager at CVC Credit Partners. Prior to CVC, Mr. Newberry spent 11 years at Credit Suisse, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets and Syndicated Loans. In this capacity, he was responsible for the underwriting of all high yield bond, mezzanine and syndicated loan transactions, as well as the sale and trading of both par and distressed loan assets. Mr. Newberry joined Credit Suisse in November 2000 when Credit Suisse First Boston merged with DLJ, where he was a Managing Director and head of US Loan Capital Markets. He joined DLJ in 1996 from Deutsche Bank where he was a Managing Director and Head of North American Loan Syndications. Prior to that, Mr. Newberry worked at Toronto-Dominion Securities and NCNB National Bank. He served on the board of directors of the Loan Syndication & Trading Association for six years, acting as both Chairman and Vice Chairman.
Mr. Newberry earned a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.