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Churchill Asset Management


About Churchill Asset Management

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 over $50 billion of committed capital1, we provide first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine debt, in addition to equity co-investments, secondary solutions and private equity fund commitments. Churchill has a long history of disciplined investing across multiple economic cycles and its differentiated origination and investment strategy is driven by more than 170 professionals in New York, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles1

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

of committed capital under management1,2
private capital investments1,2
LP investments in private equity funds and secondaries1
private equity relationships1

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Who we are

year cycle-tested middle-market lending track record1
years of average experience of senior management team1
most active U.S. private equity lender3
dedicated investment and support professionals1
Our advantages
  1. Responsive
    Consistent and reliable partner to our private equity firm clients
  2. Flexible
    Capability to invest at all levels of the capital structure
  3. Relationship focused
    Proprietary investment opportunities from established relationships in the private equity community
  4. Aligned
    We invest materially alongside our investors, ensuring strong alignment with their interests

Our commitment to responsible investing

We believe that addressing material ESG risk and opportunity factors in the investment decision-making process helps to reduce investment risk, may enhance long-term value and ensures that investor capital is used effectively and ethically.

Our capabilities

We are unique in our ability to provide funding across all levels of the capital structure, including senior and junior debt, equity co-investments and limited partnership investments.

Churchill offers a wide range of investment products to meet the varying needs of our investor clients, understanding that all investors have individual priorities, requirements and risk/return preferences.
Through an array of middle market senior and junior capital products, we provide a wide range of investment solutions to accommodate the various needs of our clients.

1As of 31 Dec 2023

2The amount of ‘private capital investments’ shown above includes investments made, originated or committed to by Churchill Asset Management LLC and its affiliates, including TIAA, since 2011 (with respect to its Private Equity and Junior Capital platform) and since 2015 (with respect to its Senior Lending platform). Investments include committed investments that ultimately may not have been fully drawn or funded.

3Source: PitchBook's Q3 2023 U.S. PE Lending League Tables.

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