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Private Credit Platform

Neuberger Berman is an experienced direct private credit investor with deep company and sponsor knowledge

  • Focus on high quality U.S. middle-market companies owned by private equity firms
  • Funding new buyouts, add-on acquisitions and re-financings
  • Active investor in the secondary syndicated loan market
  • $15 - 150 million or more per transaction

Two Complementary Credit Strategies

Private DebtPrivate Equity Credit Opportunities


$3.1 billion

$1.1 billion


Headed By

Susan Kasser

David Lyon



Primary origination of senior secured loans, focused on first lien, Unitranche, and second lien loans

Opportunistic investing in secured and unsecured loans in the secondary market at discounts to their face value


1As of March 31, 2019


Broad Range of Investing Capabilities

  • New Buyouts
  • Refinancing
  • Acquisition Capital
  • Growth Capital
  • First Lien
  • Unitranche
  • Second Lien
  • Mezzanine
Company Size
  • EBITDA of
    $25 million to $250+ million


Investment Size
  • $25 million to $100+ million


  • Primary Issuances
  • Secondary Purchases



Dedicated Private Credit Team with Extensive Resources

Large and experienced team of professionals with extensive direct credit experience

Extensive underwriting and due diligence capabilities with the ability to conduct diligence independently and commit quickly

Ability to leverage proprietary research team for insights on sectors and capital markets

Susan Kasser

Co-Head of Private Credit

21 Years of experience

6 Years with firm


David Lyon

Co-Head of Private Credit

23 Years of experience

5 Years with firm


Matthew Bird

Managing Director

19 Years of experience

5 Years with firm


Will Proctor

Head of Sponsor Coverage

11 Years of experience

7 Years with firm



Preferred Partner to Private Equity Funds

Neuberger Berman is both a limited partner in private equity funds and a direct lender to private equity-owned companies

Deep relationships with private equity firms drive differentiated deal flow, enabling continued high asset selectivity

Additional Information

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