Merle joined Greenwich Investment Management in 2018 to manage client portfolios and conduct research and analysis vital to enhancing the firm’s Equity Unit. Merle’s experience in the financial services industry is extensive, including 18 years at FactSet Research Systems, where he began as a software engineer and then moved into client service and sales. He then accepted a six-year posting to London where he launched and managed the company’s European operations. Merle later spent six years with the private equity firm Veronis, Suhler, Stevenson during which he served on the management team of several portfolio companies. Following that, he spent another six years in numerous client-facing and management roles at Capital IQ, a data and software platform, now part of S&P Global.