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Ares Management Corporation announced the formation of Ares Wealth Management Solutions (“WMS”). WMS will oversee the product development, distribution, marketing and client management activities across Ares’ investment offerings in the global wealth... Read Story
October 25, 2021, 07:40 AM


Simi Capital Group (SCG), a real estate investment firm focused on various equity and debt strategies, announced the $19 million acquisition of a Staten Island industrial property in partnership with Cerberus Capital Management, a global leader in... Read Story
October 25, 2021, 07:17 AM


Audax Private Debt, as Joint Lead Arranger and Bookrunner, provided a unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Genesee Scientific (“Genesee” or the “Company”) by LLR Partners, a Philadelphia-based private equity firm focused on... Read Story
October 25, 2021, 07:06 AM


Ares Management Corporation announced the final closing of Ares Private Credit Solutions II (“APCS II” or the “Fund”). APCS II was oversubscribed with $5.1 billion of commitments compared to its $4.0 billion target and is approximately 50% larger... Read Story
October 18, 2021, 08:00 AM


Kian Capital Partners, a middle-market focused private investment firm, announced that Ulrich Erasmus has joined the firm as a Vice President to support the firm’s continued growth. Ulrich will be based in Charlotte and work closely with Kian... Read Story
October 15, 2021, 07:06 AM


Antares Capital announced that Timothy Lyne, founding partner and current Chief Operating Officer (COO), will succeed David Brackett as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Brackett announced that he will be retiring from his role as CEO on December 31... Read Story
October 12, 2021, 08:05 AM


KKR & Co. announced that Joe Bae and Scott Nuttall have been appointed Co-Chief Executive Officers, and Co-Founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts will remain actively involved as Executive Co-Chairmen of KKR’s Board of Directors. The leadership... Read Story
October 11, 2021, 08:00 AM


FrontWell Capital Partners (“FrontWell”), a private credit fund that provides transitionary senior debt financing to middle-market companies in the United States and Canada, has added to its team two experienced professionals with expertise in... Read Story
October 07, 2021, 08:00 AM


LibreMax Capital, an asset management firm specializing in structured products and corporate credit, announced the successful closing of its fifth drawdown vehicle, LibreMax Structured Opportunities Partners I, LP, with total capital commitments of... Read Story
October 06, 2021, 07:33 AM


Teacher Retirement System of Texas (“TRS”) and CIFC Asset Management LLC (“CIFC”) have announced the creation of a new leveraged loan investment fund platform known as Texas Debt Capital LP (“TDC”). A CIFC affiliate is the general partner and... Read Story
October 04, 2021, 08:12 AM


Angelo Gordon announced that Scott Soussa, Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and formerly co-Head of BAAM’s Strategic Capital Group, will be joining the firm as Chief Strategy Officer in April 2022. In this new role, Soussa will report to Josh... Read Story
September 30, 2021, 07:45 AM


Audax Private Debt announced that, as Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger, it provided a unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Care Advantage by Searchlight Capital Partners (“Searchlight”), a New York-based private equity... Read Story
September 17, 2021, 07:28 AM


Sycamore Tree Capital Partners, a specialist asset manager with private and alternative credit investment expertise, announced that Paul Travers will join the firm as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, effective September 9, 2021. In this... Read Story
September 13, 2021, 07:09 AM


Crayhill Capital Management announced the final close of Crayhill Principal Strategies Fund II ("Principal Strategies II") with approximately $820 million of capital commitments. Principal Strategies II closed at its hard cap with support from a... Read Story
September 08, 2021, 07:38 AM


Ares Management Corporation announced today John Case, Ben Fox, Joel Tomlinson and Taejoon Chun have joined to expand Ares’ presence and activity in net lease and related investment opportunities. These additions reflect Ares’ view of the compelling... Read Story
September 07, 2021, 07:10 AM


Main Street Capital recently invested a total of $26.0 million in first lien, senior secured term debt in two existing portfolio companies.Main Street recently completed a follow-on investment in OMi Holdings, Inc, ("OMi") to support a... Read Story
September 07, 2021, 07:07 AM


TSG Consumer Partners promoted Alex Gilmore and Kelly Pease to Vice President. Mr. Gilmore and Ms. Pease are based in London and New York, respectively.“Alex and Kelly have made significant contributions evaluating new investment opportunities and... Read Story
August 30, 2021, 07:00 AM


Star Mountain Capital closed its $290 million (including assumed SBA leverage available) SBIC fund with support from new and existing limited partners including banks, strategic asset management firms, family offices and sophisticated individuals... Read Story
August 20, 2021, 07:04 AM


Ares Commercial Finance (“ACF”) and WhiteHawk Capital Partners, LP ("WhiteHawk") provided a CAD$130 (US$103 million) senior facility to a company based in Western Canada specializing in crane and heavy haul services. The senior facility was... Read Story
August 17, 2021, 07:34 AM


Harmony Biosciences Holdings, a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative therapies for patients with rare neurological diseases, and Blackstone entered into a strategic financing collaboration where funds managed... Read Story
August 12, 2021, 07:06 AM


Antares announced that it closed 139 transactions totaling almost $11 billion in financing commitments to middle market private equity-backed companies in the first half of 2021.“Antares’ performance in the first half of 2021 illustrates the... Read Story
July 30, 2021, 08:10 AM


Ares Management Corporation provided details on certain new financing commitments made across its U.S. direct lending strategies. Funds managed by Ares Management Corporation’s Credit Group (collectively “Ares”) closed approximately $9.0 billion in... Read Story
July 30, 2021, 07:59 AM


Star Mountain Capital closed a $225 million asset-based leverage facility from top quality institutional investors led by ING Capital. The lending group consists of ING, CIT, TIAA Bank, Axos Bank, East West Bank, Georgia Banking Company and Customers... Read Story
July 23, 2021, 08:00 AM


Varagon Capital Partners is serving as Administrative Agent, Joint Arranger and Joint Bookrunner on a senior secured credit facility to support Knox Lane’s investment in Any Hour Services (Any Hour).Founded in 1961, Any Hour is a market-leading home... Read Story
July 23, 2021, 07:11 AM


Alternative investment manager Archway Capital has expanded its lending platform to include first mortgage debt, mezzanine capital, as well as preferred and CO-GP equity between $3 million and $15 million secured by performing and non-performing... Read Story
July 20, 2021, 08:08 AM


Alterna Capital Solutions (ACS), a specialty and alternative financier to high-growth small businesses, will support deal origination for a lower middle market private equity fund controlled by its affiliate, Alterna Equity Partners (AEP). The fund... Read Story
July 20, 2021, 07:58 AM


RLH Equity Partners (RLH), a leading middle market private equity investment firm focused on high growth enterprises, added two individuals to the firm — Mark Gartner as a Principal focused on Investment Development and Madeline Ganey as an Associate... Read Story
July 20, 2021, 07:39 AM


H.I.G. WhiteHorse, the credit affiliate of H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global alternative investment firm with $44 billion of equity capital under management, announced the closing of its latest direct lending strategy, H.I.G. WhiteHorse... Read Story
July 19, 2021, 08:11 AM


Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. announced the formation and funding of Mayfair Capital Partners (MCP), an in-house private equity investment team based in Carmel, Indiana and Minneapolis, Minnesota. The division has been seeded with approximately $500... Read Story
July 19, 2021, 08:00 AM


Antares Capital announced that Jeffrey Stammen will join the firm as Managing Director, Head of Investor Coverage in Asset Management.Stammen will report directly to Vivek Mathew, Head of Asset Management and Funding, and lead the company’s efforts... Read Story
July 08, 2021, 07:48 AM


Marathon Asset Management closed a $155 million senior credit facility for Avenger Flight Group, a leading independent provider of enterprise flight training solutions to aviation clients worldwide. Marathon anchored the loan alongside three other... Read Story
July 07, 2021, 07:33 AM


PennantPark Investment Advisers announced the successful closing of its fifth comingled fund, PennantPark Senior Credit Fund Levered, LP (“PSCF-Lev” or the “Fund”), securing $460 million in additional investment capacity and taking another... Read Story
July 01, 2021, 07:34 AM


Ares Management announced that funds managed by Ares have committed more than $1 billion of investments over the last six months in the sports, media and entertainment sector. Ares employs a global flexible private capital strategy that invests in... Read Story
June 30, 2021, 08:10 AM


H.I.G. Capital announced that its affiliate, H.I.G. Realty Partners, has originated a loan to finance the lease-up of 3880 N. Mission (the “Property”), a 39-acre, 1.5 million square foot site with 1.2 million square feet of distribution and warehouse... Read Story
June 29, 2021, 07:00 AM


BlackRock TCP Capital announced the extension of its SVCP Credit Facility by two years to May 6, 2026. Other amendments to the Facility terms include a reduction in the stated interest rate to LIBOR plus 1.75%, subject to certain borrowing base... Read Story
June 25, 2021, 07:14 AM


Palladium Equity Partners announced that Meahgan O'Grady has joined the firm as Director of Business Development, a newly-created position.In her new role, Ms. O'Grady will work with all of Palladium's deal teams on sourcing and origination... Read Story
June 23, 2021, 07:54 AM


Victory Capital Holdings announced that its wholly owned investment adviser, Victory Capital Management Inc., has established exclusive agreements with both Nasdaq and crypto-focused asset manager Hashdex Ltd. (“Hashdex”) in advance of plans to enter... Read Story
June 10, 2021, 07:40 AM


Ares Management Corporation announced that its subsidiary has completed its previously disclosed acquisition of Landmark Partners, LLC, one of the largest and most experienced investors in acquiring secondary private fund ownership stakes in the... Read Story
June 04, 2021, 06:14 AM


Churchill Asset Management has forged a strategic alliance with Hunter Point Capital, an independent investment firm focused on taking minority stakes in General Partners (GPs) targeting middle market private equity, credit, real estate and... Read Story
June 02, 2021, 07:30 AM


Raymond James hired Blake Otté as a managing director in its Financial Sponsors Investment Banking group. Based in New York City, Otté will help private equity (PE) firms leverage Raymond James’ industry insight, execution expertise and long-standing... Read Story
May 25, 2021, 07:54 AM


Ares Management Corporation announced that a subsidiary of Ares has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Black Creek Group’s U.S. real estate investment advisory and distribution business (“Black Creek”), a leading real estate... Read Story
May 24, 2021, 07:34 AM


Cerberus Capital Management announced that Brian H. Hook has been appointed Vice Chairman of Cerberus Global Investments, LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus focused on international business and investment strategies.In this role, Mr. Hook will have a... Read Story
May 24, 2021, 07:30 AM


BC Partners Credit announced its strategic alignment with Tom Glover in his role as Operating Advisor to BC Partners Credit, whereby he will advise BC Partners Credit’s (“BCP Credit”) GP and NAV-based financing strategy, addressing private equity’s... Read Story
May 17, 2021, 07:33 AM


H.I.G. Capital completed a $225 million strategic minority investment into eHealth in the form of convertible preferred stock.Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, eHealth operates a leading online marketplace offering consumers a broad choice of... Read Story
May 17, 2021, 06:00 AM


Accordion, a private equity-focused financial consulting and technology firm, has acquired Mackinac Partners, a leading financial advisory, restructuring, and operational turnaround firm. Accordion has experienced tremendous organic growth... Read Story
May 13, 2021, 08:07 AM


Ares Management announced that a fund managed by its Private Equity Group has signed a purchase agreement to sell Farrow & Ball, a UK based manufacturer and retailer of premium paint and wallpaper, to Hempel Group. Terms of the transaction were not... Read Story
May 11, 2021, 07:10 AM


CIBC Innovation Banking provided financing solutions, including a Capital Call Line of Credit, to Maverix Private Equity (“Maverix”). The capital call facility provides Maverix with the flexibility to make investments in portfolio companies prior to... Read Story
May 10, 2021, 08:00 AM


Verizon and Apollo Global Management announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo entered into an agreement to acquire Verizon Media for $5 billion. Verizon will retain a 10% stake in the company, which will be known as Yahoo at close of the... Read Story
May 04, 2021, 08:10 AM


Ares Management Corporation provided details on certain new financing commitments made across its U.S. direct lending strategies. Funds managed by Ares Management Corporation’s Credit Group closed approximately $3.6 billion in commitments across 45... Read Story
April 30, 2021, 08:00 AM


Arent Fox expanded its Corporate & Securities practice with the addition of business law partner Stephen P. Hanson in the firm’s New York office. For 25 years, Steve has represented clients in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions... Read Story
April 30, 2021, 07:15 AM


Jefferies Credit Partners announced the expansion of its capital formation capabilities and its investor relations team with the addition of two senior hires. Jefferies Finance is a joint venture of Jefferies Financial Group and MassMutual.Charles... Read Story
April 29, 2021, 08:13 AM


Big Shoulders Capital Chairman David Muslin has announced an expanded itleadership team as the company plans for the next generation of growth. Joe Prudden has been promoted to President of the company from Chief Financial Officer, Alex Mazer is... Read Story
April 29, 2021, 07:43 AM


Palladium Equity Partners, a minority-owned, middle market private equity firm with nearly $3 billion in assets under management, announced that Deborah Gallegos has joined the firm as a Managing Director.Ms. Gallegos brings to Palladium 25 years of... Read Story
April 28, 2021, 07:30 AM


MidCap Financial raised more than $800 million of new equity from a diverse group of global investors that included Apollo clients, including Athene as well as pensions, sovereign wealth funds and other leading institutions.Proceeds from the raise... Read Story
April 23, 2021, 08:00 AM


Venture capital (VC) dealmaking started strong in the first quarter of 2021 with an uptick in mega-deals and increased participation of nontraditional investors, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor, the authoritative quarterly report on... Read Story
April 15, 2021, 08:09 AM


Middle market private companies in the Golub Capital Altman Index experienced year-over-year earnings growth of 16.3% and revenue growth of 3.2% during the first two months of the first quarter of 2021. This compares to year-over-year earnings growth... Read Story
April 14, 2021, 08:10 AM


Palladium Equity Partners announced that Erick Bronner has joined the firm as Managing Director of Fundraising and Investor Relations.Bronner will build and cultivate Palladium's relationships with investors and oversee the firm's capital raising and... Read Story
April 12, 2021, 05:19 AM


Golub Capital BDC originated $234.7 million in new middle-market investment commitments during the three months ended March 31, 2021. Approximately 75% of the new middle-market investment commitments were one stop loans, 24% were senior secured loans... Read Story
April 09, 2021, 07:55 AM


Palladium Equity Partners announced that Nancy A. Mitchell has been named Chief Administrative Officer, a newly-created position. Ms. Mitchell joins Palladium from O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where she was a Partner.Ms. Mitchell brings to Palladium a... Read Story
April 05, 2021, 07:15 AM


Ares Management Corporation announced that a subsidiary of Ares has entered into a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of BrightSphere Investment Group Inc. and Landmark Investment Holdings LP to acquire 100% of Landmark Partners, LLC, one of the... Read Story
April 01, 2021, 08:05 AM


Antares acted as administrative agent on senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of 80/20 Inc. by MPE Partners.Based in Columbia City, IN, 80/20 Inc. is the originator and manufacturer of “The Industrial Erector Set,” a modular... Read Story
March 30, 2021, 07:27 AM


Slate Asset Management announced the acquisition of the Commercial Real Estate Business (“ACREG”) of Annaly Capital Management,(“Annaly”) for $2.33 billion.  The acquisition includes a portfolio of performing real estate loans, debt securities and... Read Story
March 26, 2021, 07:19 AM


Hercules Capital announced that Hercules Adviser LLC (“Hercules Adviser”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hercules Capital, has successfully closed its inaugural institutional private credit fund.“We are very pleased to announce that Hercules Adviser... Read Story
March 25, 2021, 07:57 AM


Orangewood Partners announced the successful close of Orangewood Fund II, L.P. with more than $200 million in equity commitments as well as approximately $100 million in equity across other vehicles. Orangewood has more than $500 million of total... Read Story
March 25, 2021, 07:44 AM


Antares launched its fifth annual outlook survey, Compass 2021 presenting analysis of perspectives on the middle market from portfolio companies, private equity sponsors and investors.The report suggests confidence in the U.S. economy and private... Read Story
March 23, 2021, 07:42 AM


Osceola Capital was named a 2021 TOP 50 PE Firm in The Middle Market. Osceola's inclusion on the TOP 50 PE list affirms its position as one of the leading private equity firms in the middle market. In naming Osceola to its list, the TOP 50 PE Firms... Read Story
March 19, 2021, 07:55 AM


Antares Capital Advisers LLC, a subsidiary of Antares Capital LP announced the closing of the reset of Antares CLO 2017-1, Ltd., originally a $2.1 billion CLO that was upsized to $2.3 billion as part of the transaction. The upsize brings the... Read Story
March 19, 2021, 07:15 AM


Owl Rock Capital has received approval from the shareholders of each of its four requisite business development companies ("BDCs") for new investment advisory agreements related to the recently announced combination of Owl Rock and Dyal Capital... Read Story
March 18, 2021, 06:00 AM


Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) announced the hiring of three senior bankers to augment its coverage of private equity sponsor clients and its direct lending business. The bank has hired Michael Klein and Keith Murray as Managing Directors of... Read Story
March 17, 2021, 08:15 AM


H.I.G. Bayside Capital, the distressed debt and special situation affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, announced the final closing of H.I.G. Bayside Loan Opportunity Fund VI (the “Fund”). The Fund closed with aggregate capital commitments of $1.4 billion... Read Story
March 08, 2021, 07:40 AM


The Michaels Companies and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo have agreed to acquire the... Read Story
March 04, 2021, 07:55 AM


SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas, TX-based private equity firm that invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution, and service companies, was recently named one of Grady Campbell's Top 50 Private Equity Firms in the Middle Market for... Read Story
March 04, 2021, 07:40 AM


Alvarez & Marsal appointed Hameer Vaid as a Senior Director in the firm’s Private Equity Performance Improvement Group in New York. With close to 15 years’ experience working with private equity investors, Vaid’s focus on real estate significantly... Read Story
March 03, 2021, 06:00 AM


Ares Commercial Finance provided a $100 million senior secured revolving line of credit to support the acquisition of Easton Diamond Sports, LLC (“Easton”) by Rawlings Sporting Goods, Inc. (“Rawlings”), a portfolio company of Seidler Equity Partners.... Read Story
March 01, 2021, 08:07 AM


AMP Limited and Ares Management Corporation announced that they have entered into a non-binding Heads of Agreement to pursue the formation of a joint venture for AMP Capital’s private markets businesses of infrastructure equity and infrastructure... Read Story
February 26, 2021, 07:30 AM


Churchill Asset Management announced promotions across the firm. Notably, Randy Schwimmer, Senior Managing Director, Head of Origination and Capital Markets, and Mathew Linett, Senior Managing Director, Head of Underwriting and Portfolio Management... Read Story
February 23, 2021, 07:20 AM


Ares Management provided details on certain new financing commitments made across its U.S. direct lending strategies. Funds managed by Ares Management Corporation’s Credit Group (collectively “Ares”) closed approximately $7.3 billion in commitments... Read Story
February 12, 2021, 08:00 AM


An indictment was unsealed on February 4, 2021 in federal court in Brooklyn charging three individuals affiliated with GPB Capital Holdings, LLC (“GPB”) with securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy. Defendants David Gentile, the founder, owner... Read Story
February 08, 2021, 08:00 AM


Gibraltar Business Capital (GBC) has created a reputation as the preferred ABL partner to private equity groups. When CriticalPoint Capital needed acquisition financing support, GBC was the natural fit. CriticalPoint Capital is a Los Angeles-based... Read Story
February 08, 2021, 05:00 AM


Antares closed more than 220 transactions in 2020, issuing nearly $14 billion in financing commitments to middle market private equity-backed companies. In a record Q4, the firm closed 120 transactions with commitments of $9.3 billion, supporting the... Read Story
January 29, 2021, 07:38 AM


Twin Brook Capital Partners, the middle market direct lending subsidiary of Angelo Gordon, announced that it committed over $925 million to private equity sponsors in support of healthcare transactions last year, completing 26 healthcare transactions... Read Story
January 14, 2021, 08:15 AM


Churchill Asset Management achieved record levels for the firm in both capital raising and investment activity in 2020. Churchill raised over $6.4 billion of new committed capital in 2020, more than doubling 2019 fundraising figures, with an... Read Story
January 14, 2021, 05:15 AM


Ares Management Corporation and aviation industry veterans, including Bob Brown, Sean Sullivan and Will Hudson, announced the launch of Vmo Aircraft Leasing L.P. (“Vmo”), a newly-formed company to acquire and lease commercial aircraft. Funds managed... Read Story
January 12, 2021, 08:00 AM


Main Street Capital Corporation completed a new portfolio investment to facilitate the minority recapitalization of Bolder Panther Group, LLC (the "Company" or "Smoker Friendly"), one of the largest retailers of tobacco products in the United States.... Read Story
January 11, 2021, 07:48 AM


Healthcare venture fundraising soared to $17 billion in 2020, a 57% increase over 2019's record, according to Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Investment in venture-backed companies also rose to a new high of $51 billion.SVB's 10th annual Healthcare... Read Story
January 07, 2021, 08:25 AM


CBIZ CMF, the private equity consulting practice of CBIZ, Inc. and a leading national advisor to the middle market, announces it will operate under the new brand name of CBIZ Private Equity Advisory.Having supported more than 300 private equity firms... Read Story
January 07, 2021, 07:47 AM


Antares served as lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent on senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of Logibec by Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Logibec is a Montreal-based healthcare software... Read Story
January 07, 2021, 07:38 AM


J.F. Lehman & Company ("JFLCO"), a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government and environmental sectors, is pleased to announce that an investment affiliate has acquired CTS Engines... Read Story
December 29, 2020, 07:09 AM


Owl Rock Capital Group (“Owl Rock”) and the Dyal Capital Partners (“Dyal”) division of Neuberger Berman Group LLC (“Neuberger Berman”) announced they entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Altimar Acquisition Corporation... Read Story
December 28, 2020, 09:30 AM


PGIM Private Capital has completed fundraising for PGIM Capital Partners VI, L.P., surpassing its fundraising target with capital commitments of $2.23 billion. PGIM Capital Partners VI is more than 20% larger than Fund V, which closed in 2016. PGIM... Read Story
December 22, 2020, 07:29 AM


Antares served as lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent on senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of Logibec by Novacap.Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Logibec is a Montreal-based healthcare software company.“The... Read Story
December 18, 2020, 07:51 AM