EN Portugal Professional Investor

Global Private Finance

  • AUM $19.4 billion
    (31 December 2020)
  • Vehicles Available
    • Separate Account
    • Commingled Funds 

Investment Philosophy

We believe a solutions focused culture, a partnership approach, an ability to source diverse investment opportunities through global networks, and the capability to maximize value through an entire investment life-cycle are the keys to generating attractive risk-adjusted returns in this asset class.

Investment Criteria

  • EBITDA $/€5-75 million (and larger in Asia Pacific) 
  • Enterprise values of $/€25-500 million
  • Private companies in a broad range of industries


Direct Lending Solutions

  • Senior secured loans
  • Second lien
  • Unitranche
  • Mezzanine debt
  • Equity co-investments

Our Value Add

  • Direct Origination: We source global investment opportunities across a spectrum of risk/return profiles. We directly originate and underwrite every deal we invest in and have the ability to create highly customized portfolios to meet various investor needs.
  • Scale and Expertise: Large, global team and 20+ years of experience as a consistent leader in the market all supported by Barings’ global enterprise and corporate infrastructure.
  • Alignment of Interest: We typically invest our own capital alongside our clients.
  • Local Teams with Global Perspective: Global deal flow sourced through local relationships allows us to access opportunities with attractive risk-adjusted return and relative value
  • Partnership-based Investment Approach: Long relationships include L.P. commitments to buyout funds and recurring deals with sources.
  • Proven track record across regions, asset classes and credit cycles.

Where We Invest

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Developed Asia
  • Australia / New Zealand

Portfolio Managers

 Adam Wheeler

Adam Wheeler

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