Morgan Stanley Credit Partners is an investment platform for junior debt capital, senior secured loans and related instruments issued by middle-market companies in North America and Western Europe.
We seek to invest in senior and junior debt issued by middle-market companies typically with EBITDA of at least $5 million. We favor businesses that are market leaders, enjoy strong and stable cash flow streams, produce attractive returns on invested capital and demonstrate recession resilience. Our investments typically range from $15-$45 million and we have the ability to collaborate with other investors to complete larger transactions.
As providers of patient, long-term capital, we work in close partnership with our portfolio companies. We seek to take a cooperative role with management throughout the term of our investment. We seek to structure financings consistent with the portfolio company’s strategic and financial objectives. We endeavor to be a value-added partner throughout our investment horizon. For example, we leverage the Morgan Stanley network in support of our portfolio companies including leveraging Morgan Stanley's purchasing power to help portfolio companies buy better. Further, we have the ability to make follow-on investments as necessary.
We view ourselves as value-added, long-term partners who provide more than capital. Once investments are closed and funded, we are able to provide portfolio companies with substantial access to the network and resources of Morgan Stanley.