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Churchill, an investment-specialist affiliate of Nuveen (the asset manager of TIAA), provides customized financing solutions to middle market private equity firms and their portfolio companies across the capital structure. With $33 billion of committed capital, we provide first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine financing, in addition to equity co-investments and private equity fund commitments. Churchill has a long history of disciplined investing across multiple economic cycles and our differentiated origination strategy, best in class execution and investment are driven by more than 100 professionals in New York, Charlotte and Chicago.

Top 21 in 21

We are pleased to announce that Churchill’s Managing Director, Alona Gornick, has been honored as one of the 21 in 21 - Midwest Dealmakers by Kayo Conference Series. The list highlights some of this year's most spectacular leaders in dealmaking across the Midwest.



Private equity needs to get analytical on hiring, says principal on the private equity team at Churchill Asset Management, Anne Philpott

Q: What changes have you seen over the course of your career for DE&I in the private equity industry?

A: When I first started out, this just wasn’t something that was on anyone’s radar. Over the past couple of years, it is fair to say that the focus on DE&I has grown tremendously. But private equity is still something of a laggard and there is a great deal of variability that remains between managers as to understanding both business and talent impact in this area.

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Our advantages

  • Consistent and reliable partner to our private equity firm clients

  • Capability to invest at all levels of the capital structure

  • Unique origination model drives sourcing of proprietary investment opportunities from established relationships in the private equity community

  • Through the significant capital commitment of our parent company TIAA, we invest materially alongside our investors, ensuring strong alignment with their interests

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Churchill Asset Management
430 Park Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 478-9200

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