DBRS Morningstar is a global credit ratings business with approximately 700 employees in eight offices. Our wide asset-class coverage and strong market presence in Canada, Europe, and the U.S. provide investors with perceptive thought leadership and insightful analysis and research. We’re committed to developing state-of-the-art models and utilizing modern technology to deliver transparent and independent ratings. And we’re driven by our passion to bring more clarity, diversity, and responsiveness to the ratings process. As the fourth largest credit ratings agency, DBRS Morningstar rates more than 2,600 issuer families and nearly 54,000 securities.
Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence. Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
Churchill, an investment-specialist affiliate of Nuveen (the asset manager of TIAA), provides customized financing solutions to private equity firms and their portfolio companies across the capital structure. With $22 billion of committed capital under management, our solutions include first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine debt, in addition to equity co-investments and private equity fund investments. Churchill has a long history of disciplined investing across multiple economic cycles and our unique origination strategy, best in class execution and investment are driven by more than 60 professionals in New York, Charlotte and Chicago. More information can be found at www.churchillam.com.