Our Sponsor Finance team focuses solely on providing capital to leading middle and upper middle market private equity firms with debt capital needs ranging from $40 million to $500 million. Our growing team of professionals offers deep experience in Capital Markets, leveraged finance and Sponsor Finance to enable delivery of strategic value-added ideas.
As a top 10 middle market arranger of sponsor financings, we offer a compelling combination of benefits to Sponsors:
- A dedicated team of relationship-oriented experts who are committed to delivering value-added ideas to sponsors
- Willingness to support fully underwritten or best-efforts financings in a leadership capacity, and to participate strategically or tactically
- Low-cost capital funding based on our strong U.S. bank deposit base, and limited legacy portfolio issues
- Ability to provide a broad range of execution alternatives including asset-based lending, traditional pro rata bank, unrated “hybrid” institutional, traditional rated institutional and second lien
- Leading high-yield capabilities
- Streamlined credit process for quick turnaround on decisions
- Expertise across a broad spectrum of industry sectors
- And, for CFOs of sponsor firms, we also offer a dedicated Private Equity banker team, who provide expertise in the industry and a single point of contact for our comprehensive suite of commercial financing, bridge capital call and treasury management solutions.