An Unparalleled Perspective on the Middle Market

Laser-focused. Consistent. Charting the direction of the middle market is what we do every day. For over two decades and through cycles, Antares has been entrenched in the market alongside our sponsors, borrowers and investors. That experience translates into a unique perspective we are proud to share.

2019 US PE Middle Market Outlook

2019 US PE Middle Market Outlook

In this Pitchbook report, Antares provides its perspective on the state of middle market private debt. Also included is a Q&A with Dave Brackett, Managing Partner and Co-CEO, discussing dominant themes for 2019 and what to expect in the year ahead after a record 2018 for Antares and the industry overall.

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Antares Interview: Loan Market Update

Antares Interview: Loan Market Update

Timothy Lyne, Senior Managing Director, provides an update on the current middle market private debt loan market including recent activity levels, the health of the Antares portfolio and more.

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A Workout Team’s Perspective

A Workout Team’s Perspective

Michele Kovatchis, Leader of Antares’ Credit Advisory Group, discusses key factors to consider before the next downturn and how they might play out through a cycle.

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US Private Equity Middle Market Report

US Private Equity Middle Market Report

In this special Pitchbook report, Antares provides its perspective on “The Global Financial Crisis…Ten Years on.” The article also includes a Q&A with with Head of Capital Markets Mike Chirillo and Chief Credit Officer Tyler Lindblad in which they discuss evolving credit markets following the global financial crisis and macroeconomic factors impacting middle market growth prospects.

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US Private Equity Middle Market Report

US Private Equity Middle Market Report

In this special Pitchbook report, Antares provides its perspective on the market including current optimism around the US economy and company earnings, as well as rising apprehension due in part to the prolonged cycle. The article also includes a Q&A with Co-CEOs David Brackett and John Martin.

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Has Private Debt Reached Saturation?

Has Private Debt Reached Saturation?

In a Q&A with PDI, Vivek Mathew, Senior Managing Director and Head of Asset Management, explains why LPs hunger for more exposure to private debt.

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One Hundred Dealmakers Chime In

One Hundred Dealmakers Chime In

100 middle market dealmakers weigh in on the economy, M&A and top concerns. Take a look at what they had to say.

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2nd Annual Antares Compass

2nd Annual Antares Compass

A unique, triangulated perspective on the middle market from our portfolio companies, private equity sponsors and loan investors.

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Antares Interview: Choosing the Best Credits

Antares Interview: Choosing the Best Credits

Timothy Lyne, Senior Managing Director, shares why the right firm is just as important as the right instrument.

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Harvesting Return Premiums in Private Credit

Harvesting Return Premiums in Private Credit

In this insightful interview, John Graham, Managing Director, Head of Principal Credit Investments, CPPIB, talks about the attractiveness of private credit.

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Navigating the High Seas of Middle Market Lending

Navigating the High Seas of Middle Market Lending

Although optimism remains the prevailing wind, middle market seas could start to get choppy. Antares' David Brackett and John Martin discuss their views on the market and what they are doing to keep a firm hand on the tiller.

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US Special: Antares Makes the Case for Sponsored Senior Debt

US Special: Antares Makes the Case for Sponsored Senior Debt

In a Q&A with PDI, Timothy Lyne, Senior Managing Director, offers insights on the U.S. market and how private debt fits in.

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Antares Compass: 2017

Antares Compass: 2017

Optimism is the prevailing sentiment for middle market players in 2017, who, despite some uncertainty, are generally preparing to conduct business as usual.

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Antares Interview: Picking Your Partners

Antares Interview: Picking Your Partners

In an interview with PDI, Dave Brackett, Co-CEO, Managing Partner, shares what investors should keep in mind when considering an investment in private credit debt.

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Recent Press Releases

Antares Bain Capital Complete Financing Solution Supports Bertram Capital’s Acquisition of Flow Control Group

February 5, 2019 - The Antares Bain Capital Complete Financing Solution (ABCS), a joint venture between Antares and Bain Capital Credit, today announced the closing of a senior secured unitranche credit facility to support the acquisition of Flow Control Group by Bertram Capital (“Bertram”).

Antares Sees Double Digit Growth in Borrower Commitments and Core Assets in 2018

January 28, 2019 - Antares today announced that it closed more than 300 transactions in 2018, issuing nearly $25 billion in financing commitments including approximately $1.5 billion in new unitranche program commitments, and syndicating approximately $15 billion of credit facilities. Also during the year, Antares closed $2.7 billion in collateralized loan obligations, brought on several new funds and separately managed accounts with approximately $3.7 billion in targeted loan commitments and executed its first unsecured debt placement.

Antares Supports Industrial Growth Partners’ Acquisition of Electric Power Systems International, Inc.

January 3, 2019 - Antares announced that it served as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, and is acting as administrative agent, for a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of Electric Power Systems International, Inc. (“EPS”), by Industrial Growth Partners.

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