Morgan Stanley Private Credit1 provides flexible financing solutions to middle market companies and is the primary private credit platform at Morgan Stanley with over $9.1 billion2,3 of available capital.

Morgan Stanley Private Credit offers first lien, second lien, mezzanine, unitranche, and annual recurring revenue (ARR) cash flow based loans, as well as structured equity and minority equity co-investments to sponsor-backed and non-sponsored companies with $5 million to $100+ million of EBITDA across a variety of industries.

We are providers of patient, long-term capital, and work in partnership with our clients to structure financings that are consistent with their strategic and financial objectives. We have a long history of supporting sponsors and borrowers, and many of the senior members of our team have worked together in middle market credit for 20+ years. This experience and continuity has helped to foster trust with our clients.

As an integral part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, we provide our clients with the capabilities, network, and reputation of a premier global financial services firm including access to procurement advantages, equity research, leveraged finance and capital markets, sponsor and industry coverage, and LP commitments4. In addition, our streamlined process ensures that our clients have the support, guidance, and access to leadership throughout the investment process.

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Invests in mezzanine debt and related instruments issued by middle-market companies in North America and Western Europe.  
Invests in mezzanine debt and related instruments issued by middle-market companies in North America and Western Europe.  

As of June 30, 2021. Team and portfolio information may change from time to time.

1  Morgan Stanley Private Credit is the marketing name for the private credit platform of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, which is comprised of several pooled investment vehicles advised by SEC registered investment adviser MS Capital Partners Adviser Inc.

2  Based on actual capital commitments received plus committed leverage, where applicable.  In the case of business development companies (BDC's), target leverage is used.

3  Data as of June 30, 2021

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