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.

Expertise

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 $45+ billion in commitments — and growing.

Experience

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 500+ deals in the last 3 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.

We Get the Deal Done

At PNC Business Credit and Steel City Capital Funding, “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.

Life Fitness logo

a portfolio company of

KPS Capital Partners, LP

$235,000,000

Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Commercial Fitness Equipment Manufacturer

 

Liberty Lift logo

a portfolio company of

Cadent Energy Partners

$42,750,000

Revolving Line of Credit & Term Loan

Artificial Lift Solutions
for the Oil & Gas Industry

Bear Down Brands logo

a portfolio company of

Topspin Partners LBO, LP

$20,000,000

Revolving Line of Credit

Home, Health & Personal Care Products

More than 50%

Of Annual Deal Volume is with Private Equity Sponsored Relationships

 

500+ Deals

In the Last 3 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, PNC’s international finance capabilities can power efficiencies and growth for companies in the United Kingdom and Canada. 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. 



Fund Finance

PNC’s Asset Backed Finance group has deep expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to meet fund capital and liquidity needs. Our product specialists structure custom capital call lines and other credit facilities for funds across various strategies and sizes, and we stand ready to propose efficient solutions for your fund. 

Retail Finance

The PNC Business Credit Retail Finance group provides flexible lending services for a changing retail landscape. As the retail industry undergoes unprecedented transformation, demand is increasing for flexible capital to fuel changing business models. Learn More »

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750+

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.