Both Bain Capital and Antares Capital have global reputations as investment firms. So there was more than a bit of frisson in the lending world when the two companies announced a joint venture in December. This unique unitranche platform combines the strengths of both companies and provides an unusual opportunity for partnership. Bain Managing Director Michael Ewald and Antares Senior Managing Director Timothy Lyne share their thoughts about the new platform with ABF Journal Editor Nadine Bonner.
In this overview on unitranche lending, Marc Reich, president of Ironwood Capital discusses the unique features of this relatively new product while providing insights using points of differentiation between a unitranche structure as contrasted from more traditional forms of financing.