ABL Advisor – Churchill Asset Management Named “USA Lender of the Year” by the Global M&A Network

NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 – Churchill Asset Management (“Churchill”) today announced that it has been recognized as “USA Lender of the Year” at the USA M&A Atlas Awards. Presented by the Global M&A Network, the awards honor outstanding firms, dealmakers and value-creating transactions from M&A communities across the United States…

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Creditflux – Points Up Front: Funky Fund Manager is Music to Our Ears

NEW YORK, July 4, 2019 – It’s important for direct lenders to strike a chord with borrowers when they pitch flexible financing solutions. But for Churchill chief executive officer Ken Kencel, it’s equally important to play major chords outside work…

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Creditflux – Upper Mid-market Yields Value on Price and Leverage

NEW YORK, July 4, 2019 – At the Creditflux Debtwire US Mid-Market Forum last month, Churchill Asset Management chief executive officer Ken Kencel noted that his firm had avoided the larger end of the middle market for several years because of unfavourable dynamics, such as covenant-lite structures creeping into the space. But more recently the upper mid-market had begun to adopt “more of a traditional execution with covenants, more attractive pricing and leverage,” he said at the event…

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Principles for Responsible Investment – ESG Due Diligence in Private Debt Deal Making

London, June 6, 2019 – Churchill collaborated with the UN backed Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) on the launch of the report “Spotlight on responsible investment in private debt,” the first industry guidance on responsible lending in private credit…

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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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