Committed to Private Equity

Delivering confidence of execution in a Senior Secured Financing relationship

We support value creation through the life of your investment, the business cycles, and beyond.

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Why PNC for Private Equity?  

More than 750 Private Equity Firms count on the consistency, expertise and experience of PNC Business Credit for creative, flexible capital to support their long-term investment approach.


In countless unique business situations, our team has been able to solve complex situations by listening and going beyond the numbers to build capital solutions that may require less equity and lead to a better return. We are the dealmakers and have more than 500 dedicated professionals exercising local decision making across the U.S., Canada and the UK managing more than $44 billion in commitments — and growing.


For more than 20 years, throughout the business cycles and across a wide variety of industries and business situations, PNC Business Credit has been a reliable source of capital. With more than 1,500 deals closed in the last 9 years, hundreds of private equity relationships and capital solutions that reach beyond the ordinary, your firm can count on us to get the deal done.

Confidence of Execution

To us, the phrase “Done Deal” identifies who we are because we do what we say we are going to do — every time. To ensure your acquisition closes on time. To ensure the recapitalization positions the company for an improved financial position. To facilitate the new product or geographic expansion. To power the turnaround that aligns with your firm’s vision and investment objectives.

Taking the Long View

Among your portfolio investments, issues will arise and the market will force change in unexpected ways. In these circumstances, PNC Business Credit capital solutions are often structured to “move with the company” — allowing a more flexible and less restrictive lending relationship. A relationship that can work through complexities with creativity and a relentless client focus that takes a longer view.

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We Get the Deal Done

At PNC Business Credit, “Done Deal” is not a tagline. It’s who we are.

Consistent, creative, reliable capital in all phases of the business cycle delivered by leading dealmakers who are experts in their field. With us, it's more than confidence of execution. It’s a done deal.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Generic & Over-the-Counter Drug Manufacturer

Castle Metals DIP


DIP Revolving Line of Credit

Metals, Services & Supply Chain Solutions Provider

Castle Metals Exit


Exit Revolving Line of Credit

Metals, Services & Supply Chain Solutions Provider

Chemico Systems, Inc.


Revolving Line of Credit

Specialty Chemicals Provider

Borden Dairy Company

a portfolio company of

ACON Investments, L.L.C.


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Fluid Milk Manufacturing & Distribution

Hirschfeld Steel Group LP


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Structural Steel Component Fabricator

Harvest Hill Beverage Co/Sunny Delight

a portfolio company of

Brynnwood Partners*


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Beverage Manufacturer & Marketer

TurbineAero Inc.

a portfolio company of

The Gores Group


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Aerospace Component Maintenance & Repair Provider

DCM Group Inc.


Revolving Line of Credit

Construction Management Solutions Provider


a portfolio company of

Madison Dearborn Partners


Recurring Revenue

Enterprise DNS & Security Solutions Provider


Strattam Capital


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Financial Services Software Solutions Provider


a portfolio company of

Silversmith Capital Partners


Recurring Revenue

Corporate Learning Management System Provider

C&D Technologies, Inc.

a portfolio company of

KPS Capital Partners, LP


Revolving Line of Credit

Power Conversion & Electrical Power Storage Systems Provider

Escape Technology

a portfolio company of

Alpine Investors, LP


Recurring Revenue

School Business Software Applications Provider

Global Employment Solutions

a portfolio company of

TZP Group, LLC


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Professional IT Staffing Services Provider


a portfolio company of

Primary Capital Partners LLP


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Specialist Plant Hire


a portfolio company of

Waud Capital Partners


Recurring Revenue

Electronic Health Records & Practice Management Software

Zero Chaos

a portfolio company of

The Carlyle Group


Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

A Workforce Solutions Company


a portfolio company of

Marlin Equity Partners


Recurring Revenue

Telecom and Mobile Expense Management Software Provider

More than 50%

Of Annual Deal Volume is with Private Equity Sponsored Relationships


1,500+ Deals

In the Last 9 Years



Lending Solutions

Our capabilities reach well beyond traditional asset-based lending and offer a more powerful relationship to dealmakers.

Senior Secured Financing

Leveraging your assets to power growth can offer greater, more flexible access to capital. For more than 20 years, we have been a consistent, reliable lender to mid-sized companies through good and bad economies, in a variety of scenarios. Whatever your business, whatever challenges and opportunities you are facing, we deliver optimal levels of finance to power your success. 

Junior Secured and Second Lien Lending

Steel City Capital Funding is a specialty finance company serving middle-market companies and private equity sponsors across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. When creative financing alternatives are required, we can be a ready source of capital for growing businesses. Learn more »

International Capabilities

When capital solutions are needed to grow your domestic franchise or are required across borders, we offer international finance capabilities for companies in the United Kingdom and Canada offered by PNC Business Credit can power efficiencies and growth. From Vancouver to Toronto and London to Leeds, learn more about our international lending capabilities.    Canada   |   UK

Technology Finance

The Technology Finance group at PNC Business Credit has developed capital solutions that can help meet growth and financial objectives of companies with recurring revenue. If you are a sponsor-backed enterprise software or technology-enabled company, we may be able to offer you senior debt based on the intrinsic value of established recurring revenue streams. Learn more »

Unitranche Lending

For more than 10 years, our experts have delivered unitranche lending structures that simplify the process and improve economics between multiple lenders of term and revolving debt in the capital structure. 

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Private Equity Relationships

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For mid-sized companies and private equity firms looking to secure working capital and term financing ranging from $10 million to $1 billion and beyond for business growth, connect with one of our leading dealmakers today.