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 over $4.4 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.

Experience and Focus

Churchill Asset Management is led by a highly experienced investment team, having agented over $14 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 over $4.4 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

Churchill Completes Record Year of Capital Raising and Investment Activity in 2017

NEW YORK, February 6, 2018 — Churchill Asset Management LLC (“Churchill”), a provider of senior and unitranche debt financing to middle market companies, completed significant capital raising and investment activity in 2017, closing or committing to 51 new investments totaling approximately $1.9 billion, a record for the firm, and ending the year with total committed capital under management of $4.4 billion across multiple investment vehicles.

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S&P Global Market Intelligence – LCD Middle Market Review

NEW YORK, January 18, 2018 – “Two years ago, a larger middle market company with $75–100 million of EBITDA would most likely raise capital from the private markets with a club execution. Today, that same company can execute a syndicated deal with banks that will underwrite and sell it to CLOs and mutual funds—at higher leverage, lower pricing, and covenant-lite,” says Ken Kencel, CEO of Churchill…

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