About Bain Capital Credit

Bain Capital Credit is a leading global credit specialist with $41 billion in assets under management.* We invest across the credit spectrum and in credit-related strategies, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, structured products, private middle market loans, bespoke capital solutions, distressed securities and assets, non-performing loans, hard assets and equities.

Since inception, a strong sense of alignment with our partners has been ingrained in our culture. We are a private partnership and invest a significant amount of our own capital alongside our limited partners. We have approximately $1.5 billion of employee co-investment committed across Bain Capital Credit funds.

Bain Capital Credit’s investment professionals are dedicated to sourcing, analyzing, documenting and executing on attractive credit opportunities across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, and are supported by robust operational and technical resources.

*All AUM data presented is estimated as of 7/1/22

Our History

Bain Capital Credit was founded as Sankaty Advisors in 1998 on the premise that the same successful models of rigorous analysis and in-depth diligence developed in Bain Capital’s Private Equity business could be applied to credit investing.

Bain Capital Credit began investing in liquid and structured credit in 1998, with approximately $32B in assets under management today. Our Liquid and Structured Credit strategy invests across leveraged loans, high yield bonds, CLOs and structured credit products in both single sector and multi-asset approaches. Bain Capital Credit is also a large and experienced issuer and manager of CLOs.

Bain Capital Credit’s Private Credit strategy also began in 1998 and we have become a global leader in the middle market directly lending space with approximately $9B in assets under management today. Our Private Credit Group provides senior secured and junior capital financing, and targets investments in companies in the core middle market.

Bain Capital Special Situations was incepted in 2002 within Bain Capital Credit. With approximately $16B in assets under management today, Special Situations has evolved from a dedicated credit strategy to a more diversified, all-weather program.

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By the Numbers

Headcount data as of 10/1, AUM data as of 7/1

1998

Founded

$41B

Assets Under Management

330+

Employees

95+

Investment Professionals

14

Offices across 4 Continents