An Experienced and Reliable Financing Partner for Middle Market Companies

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Private Equity Firms

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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 approx. $6.5 billion in committed capital and are part of Nuveen, the asset management division of TIAA and one of the largest global asset managers across multiple asset classes.

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Experience and Focus

Churchill Asset Management is led by a highly experienced investment team, having agented over $18 billion of senior credit facilities and funded over $10.2 billion in loans to over 575 middle market companies with over 180 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 $989 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 $10.2 billion in senior loans in over 575 transactions since 2006

Alignment of Interests and Principles

Current committed capital under management of approx. $6.5 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 companies owned by over 180 private equity sponsors

In the News

PitchBook – 1Q’2019 US PE Middle Market Report

NEW YORK, May 20, 2019 – Churchill Asset Management ranked as one of the top five most active middle market lenders in 1Q’2019 by PitchBook…

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Reuters – Rapid Rise of Direct Lending Pushes Firms to Split risk

NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 – “Regulated banks have been losing share to direct lenders for a while, thanks to higher lender holds. That dynamic has also allowed sponsors to avoid where possible the syndication process, which involves market risk,” said Randy Schwimmer, head of originations at Churchill…

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Thought Leadership

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