A leading capital provider for private equity-owned, middle market companies

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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 $41 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 140 professionals in New York, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles.



The U.S. economy has seen headwinds grow considerably over the past year as the post-covid boom subsided. Inflation is at a multi-decade high, supply-chain disruption continues and the Federal Reserve has been forced to raise rates faster than most anticipated a year ago.

But the private debt sector is more resilient than most. Indeed, rising rates and widening spreads have boosted investor returns, while deal terms have become more favourable to lenders and the average fund size topped $1 billion for the first time…

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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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All numbers are as of September 1, 2022. *The amount of ‘private capital investments’ shown above includes investments made, originated or committed to by Churchill Asset Management LLC and its affiliates, including TIAA, together with their related persons and current and former employees. Such amount also includes investments made, originated or committed to by certain senior officers of Churchill Asset Management LLC while such persons were employed at predecessor firms. Investments include committed investments that ultimately may not have been fully drawn or funded.

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

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The material is for informational purposes only and should not be regarded as a recommendation or an offer to buy or sell any product or service to which this information may relate. Certain products and services may not be available to all entities or persons. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Please note investments in middle market loans are subject to various risk factors, including credit risk, liquidity risk and interest rate risk. Churchill Asset Management LLC is a majority-owned subsidiary and member of the TIAA group of companies.