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.

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 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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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 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 Survey Finds Resilient Optimism in U.S. Economy Drives Continued Investment in Middle Market Despite Growing Pessimism

March 25, 2019 - Antares today announced the results of its third annual market outlook survey of middle market private equity borrowers, sponsors and investors. The survey, Antares Compass, examines trends and sentiment related to M&A activity, hiring and the state of the U.S. and global economies.

Antares Leads Refinancing and Provides Additional Growth Capital for 365 Data Centers

March 21, 2019 - Antares announced today that it served as joint lead arranger and sole bookrunner and is acting as administrative agent for a senior secured credit facility to refinance existing debt and provide additional debt financing for 365 Data Centers (“the Company”). Chirisa Investments, Lumerity Capital and Longboat Advisors are equity investors in the Company.

Antares Co-CEO and Founding Partner John Martin Announces Plans to Retire After 22 Years; David Brackett to Become Sole CEO

March 8, 2019 - Antares announces the retirement of Antares co-CEO John Martin at the end of April. David Brackett, co-CEO of Antares and a founding partner of the firm, will become sole CEO. Brackett and Martin have served as co-CEOs since 2015, and both were founding partners of the firm in 1996.

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