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Bain Capital Credit
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Overview

Bain Capital Credit is a leading global credit specialist with more than $35 billion in assets under management. We invest across the full spectrum of credit strategies, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, distressed debt and special situations, direct lending, structured products, non-performing loans (NPLs) and equities.

Bain Capital Credit’s more than 110 investment professionals seek to identify attractive credit opportunities in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific and are supported by robust operational and technical resources.

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History

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

January 1998

Firm’s inception

january-1998
May 1999

Inception of first U.S. cash flow Collateralized Loan Obligation (“CLO”) (Great Point 1999-1)

January 2001

Inception of Senior Loan Strategy

August 2002

Launch of the Credit Opportunities Program (“COPs”)

December 2002

Credit Opportunities I (“COPs I”) holds final close

April 2005

Acquires and assumes management of Katonah Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLOs”)

July 2005

Opening of
Chicago office

July 2005
August 2005

Opening of
London office

August 2005
December 2005

Credit Opportunities II
(“COPs II”) holds final close

July 1998

Inception of first Euro cash flow Collateralized Loan Obligation (“CLO”) (Nash Point I)

july-1998
March 2007

Credit Opportunities III (“COPs III”) holds final close

July 2008

Credit Opportunities IV (“COPs IV”) holds final close

February 2009

Inception of Bain Capital Senior Loan Fund, LP (“SLF”)

March 2009

Opening of
New York office

March 2009
October 2009

Inception of High Income (“HI”) Strategy

April 2010

Bain Capital Middle Market Credit (“MMC 10”) holds final close

April 2011

Inception of Bain Capital High Income Partnership, LP (“HIP”)

January 2013

Bain Capital Distressed
and Special Situations
2013 (“DSS 13”) holds
final close

February 2013
February 2013

Opening of Melbourne office

November 2013

Inception of Senior Direct Lending (“SDL”) Strategy

December 2013

Bain Capital Middle Market Credit 14 (“MMC 14”) holds final close

CLO Partners (“CLOPs”) holds final close

August 2014

Launch of Bain Capital Senior Loan Fund’s Socially Responsible Investment, LP (“SRI”) sleeve

October 2014

Opening of
Dublin office

October 2014
November 2014

Opening of
Hong Kong office

May 2015

Bain Capital Direct Lending 2015 holds final close

December 2015

Acquires and assumes management of Collateralized Loan Obligations (“CLOs”) Cavalry II, III, IV, and V

August 2016

Distressed and Special Situations 16 (“DSS 16”) holds final close

October 2016

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc., a Business Development Company (BDC), launches

May 2017

Launch of Bain Capital Structured Credit Fund (“SCF”)

August 2017

Opening of Sydney office

November 2014

Investors

We partner with some of the most sophisticated institutions from around the world, including pension funds, endowments, foundations, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and others. We are proud of the long-standing relationships we have built with our investors during the last 18 years, and we seek to provide transparency and best-in-class service.

Since inception, our culture has emphasized strong alignment with the interests of our partners. We are a private employee-owned firm, and we invest our own capital alongside our limited partners. We have more than $900 million of employee co-investment committed across the Bain Capital Credit funds.

For more information about our investment opportunities, please contact our Investor Relations team at creditIR@baincapital.com.

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Management

Bain Capital Credit utilizes a strategic, fact-based, and diligence-driven investment approach that by definition includes a multitude of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations. We believe that strong ESG diligence leads to better investment outcomes.

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In our search to identify opportunities, we operate at a creative and deep analytical level across the capital structure. And we take a longer-term, true partnership approach to our investments.
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Bain Capital Credit By the Numbers

1998

founded

Bain Capital Credit founded as Sankaty Advisors to apply successful models of analysis to credit investing

230

employees

Bain Capital Credit employees work in seven offices worldwide

$35+B

Assets Under Management

Invested across the full spectrum of credit strategies