Private Debt & Equity

With $11+ billion of direct private debt and private equity capital under management1, Northwestern Mutual Capital is a committed investor in the private mezzanine and equity co-investment markets, partnering with leading middle-market private equity firms across North America, Europe, and Asia. Northwestern Mutual Capital is an active investor in leveraged buyout, and growth equity.

  • Experienced Team
    • 30+ investment professionals
    • 40+ year direct investing track record
    • Seek to invest $3+ billion annually
    Investment Criteria
    • Target investment size: $10-$100+ million
    • Company size: >$10 million EBITDA
  • Capabilities
    • Invest across a wide range of industries
    • Lead arranger and club participant
    • Broad geographic coverage
    • Ability to fund in foreign currencies
    • Broad security solutions:
      • First Lien
      • Second Lien
      • Unitranche
      • Mezzanine
      • HoldCo PIK
      • Preferred Equity
      • Common Equity

as of as of June 30, 2023