Investments

Corporate Private Credit

Arena makes debt investments in privately-held middle-market businesses across a variety of industries.

Investment size

$5-$50M

Enterprise value

$25M+

Average term

1-5 years

Geography

Global

Strategy Description

In addition to direct originations, our Corporate Private Credit team co-invests in transactions with other lenders.  Investments support buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancing and growth financings.

Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ financing needs.

Investment size

$5-$50M

Enterprise value

$25M+

Average term

1-5 years

Geography

Global

Strategy Description

In addition to direct originations, our Corporate Private Credit team co-invests in transactions with other lenders.  Investments support buyouts, acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancing and growth financings.

Arena provides speed of execution, and its flexible capital allows for “out of the box” creative structures to meet borrowers’ financing needs.

Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Industrials
  • Legal claims
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Software
  • Specialty finance
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Telecom
  • Transportation
  • Services:
    • Business
    • Healthcare
    • Financial
    • Governmental

Sponsorship

Ability to underwrite various valuation methodologies including multiples of EBITDA and/or recurring revenues, LTV of an enterprise value and asset based loans (both traditional and non-traditional assets).

  • Directly with management
  • Directly with owners of assets
  • Private equity sponsors
  • Independent sponsors

Investment Structures

  • 1st lien term loans
  • 2nd lien term loans
  • Minority equity

Fact Sheet

Contact

AScott Goldz

Managing Director, Corporate Private Credit

Transactions

Financial Services

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$100 Million

November 2021

Financial Technology

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$100 Million

October 2021

Platform Roll-up of Amazon Third Party Sellers

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$10 Million

October 2021

Consumer Products

Various

$10 Million

October 2021

Sustainable Footwear

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$10 Million

September 2021

Oil Refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Super Priority Debtor-in-Possession Credit Facility

$25 Million

July 2021

Branded Clothing

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$12 Million

April 2021

Retail Inventory Finance

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$7.5 Million

November 2020

Amounts shown are for Arena Investors’ commitment or the global facility commitment where Arena Investors was leading the transaction, including in cases in which a joint venture partner of Arena Investors was involved, unless such amount of Arena Investors’ participation was less than 90% of the total, in which case only the Arena Investors commitment is included. In certain cases, amounts shown are inclusive of follow-on commitments and/or combine related transactions. Amounts may be indications that are different than actual funded amounts. This information is intended to be illustrative and is not an offer or a solicitation to invest. No representation is made about the attractiveness or performance of the transactions. This document and its contents are the proprietary information of Arena Investors and may not be reproduced or disseminated, in whole or in part, without Arena’s prior written consent.

Transactions

Financial Services

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$100 Million

November 2021

Financial Technology

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$100 Million

October 2021

Platform Roll-up of Amazon Third Party Sellers

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$10 Million

October 2021

Consumer Products

Various

$10 Million

October 2021

Sustainable Footwear

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$10 Million

September 2021

Oil Refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Super Priority Debtor-in-Possession Credit Facility

$25 Million

July 2021

Branded Clothing

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$12 Million

April 2021

Retail Inventory Finance

1st Lien Senior Secured Loan

$7.5 Million

November 2020

Amounts shown are for Arena Investors’ commitment or the global facility commitment where Arena Investors was leading the transaction, including in cases in which a joint venture partner of Arena Investors was involved, unless such amount of Arena Investors’ participation was less than 90% of the total, in which case only the Arena Investors commitment is included. In certain cases, amounts shown are inclusive of follow-on commitments and/or combine related transactions. Amounts may be indications that are different than actual funded amounts. This information is intended to be illustrative and is not an offer or a solicitation to invest. No representation is made about the attractiveness or performance of the transactions. This document and its contents are the proprietary information of Arena Investors and may not be reproduced or disseminated, in whole or in part, without Arena’s prior written consent.

Fact Sheet & Contact

AScott Goldz

Managing Director, Corporate Private Credit