Churchill Asset Management hired Kelli Marti as managing director and CLO portfolio manager. Marti previously worked for Crestline Denali Capital, Heller Financial and First Source Financial.
Private Debt Investor named Alona Gornick, a principal on the senior loan origination team with Churchill Asset Management, a “Rising Star.” Gornick joined Churchill in 2016 and became the firm’s first full-time originator since its launch as a TIAA/Nuveen affiliate in 2015.
Churchill Asset Management, an investment-specialist affiliate of Nuveen, hired Christopher Freeze as senior managing director and head of investor relations. Freeze spent more than nine years at the Carlyle group previously.
Churchill Asset Management completed fundraising for Churchill Middle Market Senior Loan Fund II with $2 billion in limited partner commitments, exceeding its original target of $1 billion.
One of Palladium Equity Partners’ affiliated private equity funds has acquired ALC Schools and Red Rock Technology, a mission-driven provider of alternative transportation solutions to school districts in the U.S. from affiliates of American Logistics.
Churchill Asset Management served as joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner on a $185 million senior secured credit facility. The funds were used to support Stone Point Capital’s acquisition of Eliassen Group.
Churchill Asset Management named Leland Richards managing director. Richards was previously with GE Capital where he served as a managing director of GE Sponsor Coverage.