March 1, 2023
Briarcliffe Credit Partners Awarded Placement Agent of the Year in Private Debt Investor’s 2022 Global Awards
New York, March 1, 2023 – Briarcliffe Credit Partners (“Briarcliffe”), a placement agency dedicated exclusively to private credit, today announced that it has been awarded Placement Agent of the Year - Americas in Private Debt Investor’s (“PDI”) Global Awards 2022.
PDI’s recognition of Briarcliffe underscores the strong growth of the firm into a leading private credit placement agency in just over a year since its founding, highlighting a strong need for fundraisers with deep expertise.
“It is an honor to be voted ‘number one’ by private credit investors and managers and we are very thankful to those communities,” said Jess Larsen, Founder & CEO of Briarcliffe. “This selection underscores the growing demand for a specialized approach in our growing industry. Sophisticated institutional investors are seeking strong returns and portfolio diversification especially as equity market volatility continues.”
PDI is a leading international publication covering the trends, institutions, and funds shaping the world’s private credit markets. The annual Private Debt Investor Awards, in its 10th year, recognize the contributions of industry participants to the development of the private debt asset class. Winners are determined by an industry vote from the publication’s readers.
“Briarcliffe continues to source the truly differentiated strategies that reflect the complex and diverse world of private credit,” continued Jess. “Alongside the great managers and funds we represent, I look forward to another strong year ahead.”
Launched in February 2021, Briarcliffe applies a specialized approach to placement services, selecting managers that represent one of the 26 sub strategies across its Four Pillars of Private Credit™ which include Corporate Credit, Specialty Finance, Real Assets, and Structured Credit. With seven active fundraising mandates, Briarcliffe has a robust pipeline of best-in-class managers and forthcoming fundraises.
About Briarcliffe Credit Partners
Briarcliffe Credit Partners is a placement agency dedicated exclusively to private credit. Headquartered in New York, it seeks to capitalize on the increasing complexity and continuing growth of the $1.5 trillion private credit market, providing fundraising services for established private credit strategies. Just 18 months after its founding, Briarcliffe was recognized by the industry through its selection as Private Debt Investor 2022 Advisory & Placement Agent of the Year (Americas). In 2023, the Firm was asked to and subsequently coauthored the curriculum for the newly launched private debt credential and certificate program administered by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) which covers private credit fundamentals, private corporate lending, asset-based lending, and private credit portfolio implementation. Briarcliffe securities services are offered through Briarcliffe Credit Partners, LLC or Kingswood Capital Partners, LLC, members FINRA/SIPC.
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