SLR Capital Partners Secures Strategic Minority Investments to Support Expansion

October 3rd, 2022

Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Petershill Program and Hunter Point Capital bring unique strategic capabilities to SLR

SLR Capital Partners, LLC ("SLR"), a boutique asset manager focused on direct lending with expertise across a range of financing solutions for U.S. middle market companies, announced today that Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Petershill Program ("Petershill") and Hunter Point Capital ("HPC") have made passive strategic minority investments in SLR.

The transaction will provide SLR with additional resources as it pursues its growth objectives. There will be no change to SLR's investment process, management, or day-to-day operations.

"We believe Petershill and HPC will help to accelerate the execution of our business plan," said Michael Gross, Co-Founder of SLR. "We are grateful for the partnership with these leading firms as we seek to continue to deliver high-quality returns to our investors."

"We remain committed to offering customized financial solutions to middle market borrowers," said Bruce Spohler, Co-Founder of SLR. "I want to thank all of our partners, colleagues, and the entire SLR team for their hard work, dedication, and support that have brought us to this milestone."

"We view SLR as a market leader, delivering capital solutions to borrowers across industries, which has resulted in attractive total returns for its investors," said Christian von Schimmelmann, Co-Head of Petershill. "We are very excited about the partnership and look forward to supporting SLR's strategic initiatives during the next phase of the firm's evolution."

"SLR is at an inflection point, offering differentiated products to an increasing number of retail and institutional investors. We are thrilled to be in partnership with SLR and its exceptional management team," said Avi Kalichstein, CEO and Co-Founder of HPC. "We greatly respect the team's investment discipline and look forward to collaborating with them."

Founded in 2006, SLR was established to deliver capital solutions to U.S.-based middle market businesses. SLR focuses on generating attractive risk-adjusted returns primarily by originating and managing diversified private debt portfolios across listed and private business development companies, private credit funds, and separately managed accounts. SLR offers a wide range of lending solutions, while prioritizing the preservation of its investors' capital. The seasoned team of professionals across SLR's platform have performed through economic cycles to form a strong culture of success in the private credit sector.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC served as financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to SLR. Mizuho Americas served as financial advisor to HPC. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP served as legal advisor to Petershill and HPC.

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