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 an informed perspective we are proud to share.

Pitchbook 2Q Private Equity Middle Market Report

Pitchbook 2Q Private Equity Middle Market Report

This Pitchbook report checks in halfway through 2019 providing an update on PE middle market deal activity. Also included in a Q&A with Daniel Barry, Senior Managing Director, discussing Antares’ performance, and the macro drivers and industry dynamics shaping deal activity within the healthcare sector.

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US Private Equity Middle Market Report

US Private Equity Middle Market Report

In this special PitchBook report sponsored by Antares, we provide a perspective on the market using data collected from our 3rd Annual Compass Report. The article also includes a Q&A with CEO Dave Brackett in which he discusses how the report’s data holds up against talk of the end of the cycle, what we’re seeing in loan activity and how our portfolio is performing.

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Tech remains a good – and growing – place to be

Tech remains a good – and growing – place to be

Antares’ Matthew Fleming and Sean Sullivan discuss market outlooks, industry trends, investor appetite and more for the technology, software and communications sectors.

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A healthy investing landscape

A healthy investing landscape

Antares deal pros Ken Chen and Jason Ricketts delve into healthcare M&A noting another robust year for the sector.

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3rd Annual Compass Report

3rd Annual Compass Report

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

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Antares Interview: 2019 Outlook

Antares Interview: 2019 Outlook

Dave Brackett, Managing Partner and Co-CEO, talks about dominant market themes for 2019, including interest rates, labor markets, potential for tariffs and continued supply of capital to fuel the capital markets.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Recent Press Releases

Antares’ Healthcare Commitments Reach More Than $3.5 Billion

September 12, 2019 - Antares announced today that it closed more than 35 healthcare industry transactions year-to-date, bringing total commitments to healthcare borrowers to more than $3.5 billion. Throughout 2019 Antares has supported the refinancing and growth initiatives of existing borrowers while also closing transactions with 18 new borrowers.

Antares Supports Sterling Investment Partners’ Investment in HeartLand

September 11, 2019 - Antares announced today that it served as sole lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent for a senior secured credit facility to support Sterling Investment Partners’ investment in HeartLand.

Antares and Bain Capital Credit Support Tailwind Capital’s Acquisition of Ventiv Technology

September 10, 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 Ventiv Technology by Tailwind Capital.

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