Antares today announced that it closed more than 220 transactions in 2020, issuing nearly $14 billion in financing commitments to middle market private equity-backed companies. In a record Q4, the firm closed 120 transactions with commitments of $9.3 billion, supporting the refinancing, leveraged buyout and add-on acquisition activity of both new and existing borrowers.
Antares announced today that it served as joint lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent on $1.4 billion in senior secured credit facilities to support the recapitalization of Galway Insurance Holdings (“Galway”), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants (“EPIC”) and JenCap Holdings (“JenCap”) by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates (“Harvest”). Galway’s existing private equity investors, Oak Hill Capital (“Oak Hill”) and The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”), will reinvest alongside the management team and employee shareholders, who will remain significant shareholders.
Antares announced today that it served as lead arranger and is acting as administrative agent on senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of Logibec by Novacap.
Antares Capital Advisers LLC, a subsidiary of Antares Capital LP (together with its parent companies, “Antares” or the “Company”) announced the closing of Antares CLO 2020-1, Ltd., a $600 million collateralized loan obligation (CLO). The CLO represents the eighth CLO issued by Antares, bringing the company’s total CLO assets under management to approximately $7.5 billion.
Antares Capital announced today the appointment of Anthony Diaz to head of Loan Syndicate, Sales and Trading. Effective January 1, 2021, Mr. Diaz will succeed Peter Nolan, who will retire after more than 35 years in the industry.
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.DOWNLOAD
Antares deal pros Ken Chen and Jason Ricketts delve into healthcare M&A noting another robust year for the sector.WATCH VIDEO
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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.WATCH VIDEO
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.DOWNLOAD