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Senior Lending

Senior Lending

Sagard Senior Lending is a direct lending strategy focused on middle-market companies across the U.S. and Canada. It provides senior debt to public and private middle-market companies to help fund growth, implement M&A, refinance existing debt, recapitalize businesses and undertake other strategic initiatives.

Investment approach and value proposition

Our differentiation

  • Proprietary origination channels and transaction sourcing via the broader Sagard ecosystem
  • Offering a range of first-lien credit solutions that provide flexibility for borrowers to grow while also ensuring capital preservation
  • Ability to leverage a global network of investors, commercial partners, advisors and value creation experts
  • Seasoned investment team with experience across industries and economic cycles

Investment criteria

  • Canadian, U.S. and Australian middle-market companies with EBITDA of $10-50M
  • Lend in sectors including healthcare, financial services, technology, industrials and business services
  • Financing sizes of $15-200M
  • First-lien priority in capital structure
  • Cash flow and asset-based loans
  • Usual and customary financial covenants

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