Apr 2023

Audax Private Debt - 2022 Awards & Recognitions

2022 was a banner year for Audax Private Debt which was acknowledged by a number of awards and recognitions. Audax Private Debt was notably selected as Global M&A Network’s Private Credit Lender of the Year, U.S.A, and Lender of the Year for the Lower Middle Market, Americas. We are also proud to announce that Audax Private Debt was named a top 3 firm for Private Equity International’s Lender of the Year in North America and Private Debt Investor’s Junior Lender of the Year, Americas. In addition, Audax Private Debt ranked as one of the top 2 Most Active Lenders in Private Equity in the U.S. in PitchBook’s 2022 Lending League Tables as well as ranking in the top 3 in 10 additional categories.

Audax Private Debt was not only recognized for our robust deal activity and numerous achievements, but also for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Mergers & Acquisitions named Audax Private Debt as one of their 2022 Leaders in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

In 2022, Audax Private Debt completed 243 transactions with 90 sponsors, representing $5.7 billion, and increased our investable capital by $6.4 billion. We attribute our achievements to the strength of our platform and our collaborative, experienced team, and we remain dedicated to advancing this success in 2023 and continuing to be a go-to lender for private equity companies.

2022 Awards & Recognitions:

  • Global M&A Network USA Atlas Awards: Private Credit Lender of the Year
  • Global M&A Network Americas Atlas Awards: Lender of the Year, Lower Middle Market
  • Pitchbook: #2 Most Active Lender in PE, U.S.
  • PDI: #2 Junior Lender of the Year, Americas
  • PEI: #3 Lender of the Year in North America
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Leader in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Mid-Market Deals of the Year - Honorable Mention (Good2Grow)
  • The M&A Advisor: Lender Firm of the Year - Finalist

These rankings and awards should not be construed as an endorsement of Audax or its funds by the award distributors. They may not be representative of any one client’s experience with Audax and is not indicative of Audax’ future performance. They are not intended to be a recommendation or investment advice, do not constitute a solicitation to buy, sell or hold a security or an investment strategy, and are not provided in a fiduciary capacity. They do not take into account the specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor or suggest any specific course of action. In certain instances, Audax has provided the parties above with de minimis compensation to make use of such awards and recognition.