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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 $30 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 100 professionals in New York, Charlotte and Chicago.

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New York, May 10, 2021  – What is the current state of the market as we head into post-pandemic mode? What strategies have emerged as ‘best performers’ and are any of them strong contenders against direct lending? Randy Schwimmer shares his insights in this exclusive interview.

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Brian, it’s a real pleasure having you join us on Private Capital Call.

1. Pandemic Environment. You led private capital at Nuveen for five years, then in 2020 became the CIO of a major life and annuity business serving the middle market. What were the challenges of your new job coinciding with COVID 19?

February 2020 was certainly an interesting timing to start any new job in finance, particularly coming in as Kuvare’s first CIO! In a lot of ways, it was like going right from spring training to game seven of the World Series. I spent my first month getting to know our portfolio, the broader team at Kuvare and our external asset managers…

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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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