An Experienced and Reliable Financing Partner for Middle Market Companies

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Churchill Asset Management

A leading provider of senior and unitranche debt financing to middle market companies, primarily those owned by private equity investment firms. We currently manage approximately $3.4 billion in committed capital and are part of Nuveen, the asset management division of TIAA and one the the largest global asset managers across multiple asset classes.

Experience and Focus

Churchill Asset Management is led by a highly experienced investment team, having agented over $10 billion of senior credit facilities and funded over $6.5 billion in loans to over 500 middle market companies with more than 150 private equity sponsors. We focus exclusively on financing middle market companies and understand the unique needs of these businesses.

Long-term Investment Philosophy

A strong and patient financing partner, we take a long-term approach to investing — providing a reliable and consistent approach to our clients. As part of Nuveen, a leading investment management firm with over $900 billion in assets, we have the staying power to create value for sponsors and portfolio companies through the investment cycle.

Strong Sponsor

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Majority owned affiliate of Nuveen, and its exclusive provider of middle market senior debt financing

Stable Investment Team

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Senior management and investment team averaging over 25 years of middle market lending experience

Reliable Financing Solutions
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Invested over $6.5 billion in middle market senior loans in over 500 transactions since 2006

Alignment of Interests and Principles

Current committed capital under management of approximately $3.4 billion on behalf of Nuveen and other institutional investors

Extensive Relationships

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A preferred partner for private equity sponsors, providing capital to over 500 companies owned by over 150 private equity sponsors

In the News

Creditflux – Mid-market CLO Roundup: New Deals Add to Bumper Year

NEW YORK, November, 2017 – Churchill Asset Management joins the expanding list of the managers in the CLO market this year by pricing its first new issue middle-market CLO TIAA Churchill Middle Market CLO II. Arranged by Wells Fargo, the deal receives a warm welcome as it achieves the second tightest triple A spread of 150 basis points and a low funding cost of 2.17%. Wells Fargo remains the dominant arranger in the market as it continues to bring more deals to the field and raise its volumes to $7.56 billion – roughly 43% of the market.

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FundFire – Direct Lending Managers Face Rough Road Ahead

NEW YORK, October 25, 2017 – Indeed, loan covenants for borrowers have become a point of distinction in the market, with some established direct lending firms sticking to stricter terms, but other newer entrants – or managers seeking to grow faster – offering lighter provisions, says Randy Schwimmer, senior managing director at Churchill.

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