Championing Growth

As a leading provider of financing solutions for middle-market, private equity-backed transactions for more than 25 years, our team has developed deep expertise and a time-tested credit-based approach. With one of the largest and longest-tenured portfolios in the market, spanning a diverse range of industries, we are proud to be champions of growth.

Why Finance with Antares

Commitment

For more than 25 years and through market cycles, Antares has been committed to supporting the growth of our borrowers. Applying a time-tested, credit-based approach, Antares maintains one of the largest and longest tenured portfolios of middle market, PE-backed companies in the industry.

Alignment

Antares holds a portion of each loan it funds on its own balance sheet, demonstrating a strong alignment with clients and investors. Working closely with borrowers allows Antares to support ongoing growth activity with two-thirds of Antares’ loan activity originating from its existing borrowers.

Experience

Antares has maintained the #1 league table position by deal count for the last 12 years. We believe PE sponsors and borrowers reward us for the underwriting speed, certainty and ability to deal with complexity that our team brings to each transaction.

Financing Solutions Designed to Meet Customer Needs

Cash Flow Lending

We take a market approach, leveraging our decades of underwriting expertise to deliver the best execution. We make significant financial commitments in our transactions and deploy our world-class capital markets capabilities.

Sponsors and borrowers are confident knowing that Antares possesses decades of industry and market experiences to quickly and efficiently deliver the optimal financing solutions to meet their needs.

Products

  • Revolvers
  • Term loans
  • Unitranche loans
  • Delayed draw term loans
  • 2nd lien
  • Equity tags

Unitranche

Delivering certainty of terms while providing clients with faster, simpler access to capital. The Antares Bain Capital Complete Financing Solution is a reliable, comprehensive source of private equity financing with combined institutional capacity for senior secured unitranche loans of up to $500 million in a single transaction.

  • Large hold size
  • Joint resources reduce deal costs and streamline processes
  • Single bid documentation
  • No potential intercreditor conflicts

Capital Markets Expertise

Antares’ world-class capital markets team leverages the powerful combination of product knowledge, industry experience and relationships with more than 400 investors to meet the needs of both our issuer and investor clients.

#1 League table position1

  • #1 Bookrunner for middle-market sponsors for the last 11 years

Broad, deep suite of capabilities

  • Structuring
  • Syndication
  • Secondary Trading
  • Credit Ratings Advisory

Recent Transactions2

1As of June 30, 2022. League table position Source: Refinitiv LPC for Sponsored Middle Market Transactions as published on July 6, 2022; Middle Market definition: Borrower sales size <= $500M and total loan deal size <=$500M. Rank is by total deal count from 2010 – 2Q22. Refinitiv rankings are based on submissions from league table participants in accordance with Refinitiv submission requirements and detailed league table rankings criteria. Pursuant to such criteria, Refinitiv reserves the right to review and determine league table eligibility and challenge validity based on the best information available. Moreover, under the criteria, a deal submitted for league table purposes may be challenged by other firms questioning the accuracy of the data. Antares does not pay a fee for league table consideration. The number of firms considered varies over time based on the Refinitiv criteria which is available from Antares upon request. Note that the rating is not indicative of Antares or Antares Capital Adviser’s future performance.

2The transactions shown on this page are representative of credit facilities provided by Antares Capital LP’s lending platform and are not exhaustive of Antares Capital LP’s portfolio. Criteria for displaying credit facility information on this page includes the following selection criteria which may be modified or waived from time to time: (i) Antares Capital LP must be an agent or arranger on the credit facility, (ii) the transaction must be for (a) a new platform, (b) a refinancing or recapitalization of a prior Antares Capital LP credit facility, or (c) a material add-on to the borrower’s business, and (iii) the sponsor has consented to the publication of such information. The information shown on this page should not be used as a basis for investment decisions nor should it be considered an indication of the performance of Antares Capital LP’s portfolio. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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