PATRICK FEAR, CPA
Managing Director and Founding Member—AB Private Credit Investors
Patrick Fear joined AB in 2014 as a founding member and Managing Director of AB Private Credit Investors. He is a member of the investment committee and leads the team’s investments in digital infrastructure and services, including related services. Fear is also responsible for generalist sponsor originations across a variety of industries. He was previously a director with Barclays Private Credit Partners, where he held a similar role. Prior to that, Fear was a director with CapitalSource in the US and Europe. He was a founding member of the senior management team of CapitalSource Europe, responsible for sourcing, executing and monitoring a $500 million portfolio of middle market mezzanine and other leveraged loans in a variety of industries. Before that, Fear was a vice president focused on M&A advisory at Robert W. Baird in London and Chicago. He began his career in transaction services at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Fear holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).