An Experienced and Reliable Financing Partner for Middle Market Companies

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Senior Credit Facilities

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Middle Market Senior Loans

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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.

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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 170 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.

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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
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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 170 private equity sponsors

In the News

Mergers & Acquisitions – CLOs are huge draw for income-hungry investors, says Churchill CEO Ken Kencel

New York, May 14, 2018 – Following on the heels of a record year of capital raising, debt financing provider Churchill Asset Management recently closed a $300 million collateralized loan obligation fund, Churchill Middle Market CLO IV. Churchill is part of Nuveen, the asset management division of TIAA. Overall, Churchill manages more than $4.4 billion in committed capital. We asked CEO Ken Kencel about his firm’s investment approach and thoughts on middle-market lending…

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Private Debt Investor – Middle-Market Lending Report

London, May 1, 2018 – Three years after joining TIAA-owned Nuveen, Churchill Asset Management’s president and CEO Ken Kencel and head of origination and capital markets Randy Schwimmer continue to make their mark by drawing on their deep industry roots and extensive network of relationships…

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The Lead Left is Churchill Asset Management's weekly newsletter reviewing deals and trends in the capital markets. The publication has a unique focus on the mid-market space and is read by potentially thousands of influential industry participants.

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