Lower Middle-Market
Direct Lending

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We Are A Direct Lender

Tree Line Capital Partners

is a private credit asset management firm focused on direct lending to the lower middle-market. The firm provides first lien term loans, unitranche term loans and equity co-investments to predominantly lower middle-market companies in North America. We have provided over $1.8B in commitments to 133 companies for acquisitions, recapitalizations, refinancings, expansion projects and other growth capital needs. Tree Line’s team has extensive direct lending experience spanning multiple economic cycles and has generated significant repeat investment opportunities from the private equity community through reliable execution coupled with a direct relationship approach.

Tree Line’s investment philosophy and portfolio construction are designed to combine current yield with discipline and withstand unforeseen events. We aim to deliver investors consistent yield and return through all phases of a cycle. We have capitalized on a niche investment strategy that is addressing a proliferation of lower middle-market private equity growth.

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Assets Under Management


Commitments Issued


Companies Financed

Recent Deals

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December 2020


First Lien Term Loan

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December 2020

Agent & Sole Lender

First Lien Term Loan, Revolver & DDTL

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December 2020

Agent & Sole Lender

First Lien Term Loan and Revolver


December 2020

Lead Arranger

Unitranche Term Loan

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November 2020

Agent & Sole Lender

First Lien Term Loan and Equity

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November 2020

Agent & Lead Arranger

First Lien Term Loan, Revolver & DDTL

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October 2020

Agent & Sole Lender

First Lien Term Loan

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September 2020

Agent & Sole Lender

First Lien Term Loan & Revolver

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Spotlights & Insights

A summary of Tree Line’s lower middle market activity, research and highlights. Having been credit investors through multiple cycles we have a unique appreciation for market trends and strategies that at times contrasts with the norm. Our data driven process and commitment to research reveals valuable information for our partners.