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Antares Capital Middle Market Dealmakers Survey Indicates Stable Confidence in the Face of Looming Concerns

May 16, 2019 - Confidence in the U.S. economy appears to be holding up, but concerns over trade tensions and the economic cycle continue to loom, according to a new survey of middle market dealmakers by Antares Capital.

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.

Antares Supports GTCR’s Acquisitions of Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies

March 1, 2019 - Antares announced today that it served as lead left arranger and is acting as administrative agent for a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisitions of Ultimus Fund Solutions (“Ultimus”) and The Gemini Companies (“Gemini) by GTCR.

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Looking back and ahead.

Looking back and ahead.

Antares’ Graham Manley and Devasena Vallabhaneni share their healthcare sector expertise, including 2019 M&A activity, performance during a recession and more.

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Pitchbook 3Q Private Equity Middle Market Report

Pitchbook 3Q Private Equity Middle Market Report

In this Pitchbook report sponsored by Antares, CEO Dave Brackett provides his perspective on the top five things to watch in 2020.

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Taking the Temperature of the Market

Taking the Temperature of the Market

In this PDI Keynote Interview, Dave Brackett, CEO, answers questions about trends in M&A, growth with the healthcare and technology industries and the prospects of a downturn.

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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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