Differentiated middle market access through a longstanding, scaled and well-aligned private capital platform
Experienced Management with Cycle-Tested Track Record
Averaging over 25 years of experience in the middle market, our senior management team has worked together for over a decade and demonstrated an ability to effectively invest across market cycles. Our team’s consistency and strong culture anchored in fundamental credit analysis continues to be highly valued by investors and private equity firms alike.
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Leveraging the Scale of Nuveen
Churchill benefits from the scale, capital and resources of Nuveen, a trillion-dollar global asset manager and one of the largest investors in private debt globally1. Leveraging Nuveen’s international distribution capabilities, high touch client services platform, and compliance and support infrastructure allows us to focus on what we do best – originating, underwriting, and managing high quality, diversified portfolios to help clients meet their risk/return objectives.
1 Private Debt Investor’s Global Investor 30, November 2021. Rankings based the market value of private debt portfolios. 2 As of December 31, 2022
Unique Alignment Proposition
TIAA, Churchill’s ultimate parent company, is an integral part of the firm’s committed capital base and invests alongside our investors in every transaction we do, a unique and powerful alignment construct. Investors can feel confident that our success is tied to the results we deliver.
Direct Origination Platform with Proprietary Access
Churchill’s dedicated origination team has cultivated deep relationships with over 270 leading private equity sponsors solidifying our position as a trusted partner offering reliable financing solutions across the capital structure of their middle market clientele.
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limited partner commitments to 270+ private equity funds
We are committed to protecting and growing our investor’s capital by applying a rigorous, streamlined, and time-tested underwriting approach to every opportunity we evaluate. We remain highly selective and target investment opportunities that are capitalized appropriately, exhibit strong free cash flow characteristics, and maintain defensible market positions. Our alignment with top-tier private equity sponsors with deep sector expertise is an important construct of our investment philosophy.
Churchill offers a wide range of investment products to meet the varying needs of our investor clients
Churchill understands that all investors have individual priorities, requirements and risk/return preferences. Through an array of middle market senior and junior capital products, we aim to offer a wide range of investment solutions to accommodate the various needs of our clients.
We have extensive experience structuring offerings for both domestic and international institutional investors, including pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, endowments and foundations. In partnership with Nuveen’s global distribution team in 22 countries around the world, we welcome the opportunity to meet with you and share more our nationally-recognized platform.