Lead Left Interview – Robert A. Hamwee (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Robert A. Hamwee, president and chief executive officer of New Mountain Finance Corp. (NMFC). NMFC is a public BDC investing in debt securities in all levels of the capital structure, primarily focusing on middle market companies with Ebitda between $20-200 million.

Second of two parts – View part one

The Lead Left: Could you give our readers some metrics regarding New Mountain?

Robert Hamwee: Sure. In round numbers, we have approximately $15 billion in assets, of which $10 billion is related to private equity, $3 billion for our hedge fund,  and $2 billion of credit. Overall we have about 100 people, including 60 investment professionals – all in New York.

TLL: And the firm has been around for about fifteen years.

RH: Yes, it was foundedRHRH by Steve Klinsky in 1999.