Press Releases

Antares Capital Appoints Board Chairman and Two New Board Members

February 1, 2016 - Antares Capital announced today the recent appointment of Melina Higgins as independent board chairman, and the election of two new independent board members, Mark Furlong and Diane Nordin, to the Antares Midco, Inc. board of directors.

Antares Capital Finalizes Loan Syndication, Sales and Trading Team

January 26, 2016 - Antares Capital announced today that it recently finalized the hiring of its Loan Syndication, Sales and Trading team led by industry veteran, Kevin Burke.

Antares Capital Selects Industry Veterans to Lead Finance, HR, IT and Legal

January 13, 2016 - Antares Capital announced today that it has hired four industry veterans to lead its finance, human resources, IT and legal functions.

Antares and LStar Capital Announce Unitranche Joint Venture

January 6, 2016 - Antares Capital LP and Antares Holdings LP (collectively, “Antares”) and LStar Capital (“LStar”), the credit affiliate of Lone Star Funds announced today that they will jointly provide access to unitranche loans for middle market borrowers through the Middle Market Growth Program (or ”MMGP”).

Antares Capital Finances ABRY Partners’ Acquisition of Direct Travel

December 15, 2015 - Antares Capital (“Antares”) announced today it is serving as lead arranger and administrative agent on a $183.5 million unitranche credit facility in support of the acquisition of Direct Travel by ABRY Partners.

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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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