NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Churchill Asset Management LLC (“Churchill”), an investment-specialist of Nuveen that provides customized financing solutions to U.S. middle market-focused private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, was recognized today among the 2022 “Best Places to Work in Money Management” by Pensions & Investments (P&I) magazine.
Presented by Pensions & Investments, the global news source of money management, the annual survey and recognition program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing the best employers in the industry.
“Making this prestigious list for the second consecutive year is an incredible honor, and it is very gratifying to receive such positive feedback from our employees on the culture we work hard every day to foster at Churchill,” said Ken Kencel, President & Chief Executive Officer of Churchill. “Cultivating a workplace of inclusivity and transparency in which all employees contribute their unique talents and skills allows us to provide innovative ideas and solutions to our clients. I couldn’t be more proud of our team and the unique, purpose-driven culture we have built together.”
P&I partnered with Best Companies Group, a research firm specializing in identifying great places to work, to conduct a two-part survey process of employers and their employees. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics. The second portion was an employee survey to measure the employee experience.
Churchill employee responses highlighted the firm’s highly inclusive culture, learning and development programs, strong benefits and volunteer opportunities, among other strengths.
“As their employees attest, the companies named to this year’s Best Places to Work list demonstrate a commitment to building and maintaining a strong workplace culture,’’ said P&I Executive Editor Julie Tatge. “Even as firms grappled with volatile markets and stresses from the pandemic, their employees said they felt strong support from their managers, enabling them to do their best work.’’
“Pensions & Investments is proud to honor the Best Places to Work in Money Management for the 11th year. A strong workplace culture that supports talent, advocates progress and drives innovation is paramount to driving the best outcomes and these asset managers demonstrate that. Congratulations to the 2022 honorees for fostering healthy and inclusive workplaces in the face of a rapidly evolving and challenging market,” said Chief Operating Officer, Nikki Pirrello.
About Churchill Asset Management LLC
Churchill, an investment-specialist affiliate of Nuveen (the asset manager of TIAA), provides customized financing solutions to middle market private equity firms and their portfolio companies across the capital structure. With $42 billion of committed capital, Churchill provides first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine debt, in addition to equity co-investments and private equity fund commitments. 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 140 professionals in New York, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. More information can be found at www.churchillam.com.
About Pensions & Investments
Pensions & Investments, owned by Crain Communications Inc., is the 50-year-old global news source of money management. P&I is written for executives at defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds, as well as those at investment management and other investment-related firms. Pensions & Investments provides timely and incisive coverage of events affecting the money management and retirement businesses. Visit us at www.pionline.com.
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