Kara is a Director on the Investment Research team at FS Investments, where she leads research efforts on the corporate credit sector and helps develop strategic education on liquid alternatives. She holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Accounting from Villanova University and has experience investing private credit funds and in public accounting. Kara is a Co-Chair of the FS Women’s Network and also volunteers with the firm’s financial literacy and education programs.
Kara O’Halloran, CFA
Decoding default risk: What are credit markets telling us?
While the economic environment is unclear, we believe we can glean valuable insights about credit markets from implied market default rates.
Q3 2022 CRE outlook: Mean reversion, or something more?
As a slowing economy looms, our real estate experts outline what they’re watching across each of the key sectors.
Q3 2022 Corporate credit outlook: Quality time
Join Head of Investment Research Rob Hoffman as he outlines his thoughts on areas of opportunity in credit markets for second half of 2022.
Q3 2022 Economic outlook: Recession ahead?
Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame tackles the big recession question + her quarterly outlook.
Solidifying liquid alternatives
In a market environment where it feels as if nothing is working, liquid alternatives offer valuable opportunities.
FireSide LIVE: Midyear macro review
FireSide takes the stage! Chief U.S. Economist Lara Rhame and Investment Research Director Kara O’Halloran recap 2022 so far + what could lie ahead.