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Small Business Credit

Flexible credit solutions for U.S. small and lower middle market businesses

Established in 2015, Siguler Guff’s Small Business Credit Opportunities platform directly finances small and lower middle-market, sponsor-backed U.S. businesses, providing mezzanine debt, first lien loans, and equity co-investments. The Small Business Credit Opportunities seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of time-tested, niche market leaders with attractive risk-adjusted yields and conservative credit structures. 

$700+ MM
platform investments
40+ YRS
average company age

Investment Criteria


  • Subordinated debt
  • Senior secured unitranche loans
  • Second lien loans
  • Fund NAV loans
  • Equity co-investments

Transaction Types

  • Buyouts
  • Acquisitions
  • Refinancings
  • Recapitalizations

Investment Focus

  • Private equity sponsor-backed transactions
  • Investments up to $30 million
  • Ability to arrange larger financings with our partner network

Investment Criteria

  • Focused on companies typically with $2-$15 million of EBITDA
  • Time-tested businesses with a history of stable, predictable operating cash flow
  • Niche market leaders / defensible market position
  • Proven management teams


Representative Investments

Representative Investments

For further information regarding investments and transactions shown, please see additional disclosures

General Inquiry