Our integrated private markets approach

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Private Debt Investments

Hancock Capital Management provides senior and junior private debt solutions to finance leveraged buyouts, corporate growth, acquisitions and balance sheet recapitalizations. Our partners consider us a valuable investment partner due to the speed at which we make decisions, our long-term, patient approach towards building value, and our deep investment experience and industry knowledge.

We invest in junior debt transactions on behalf of John Hancock and our most recently raised third-party mezzanine fund, with total commitments of $619 million. For more information on our Private Debt Funds,  click here.

Junior Debt Solutions

We provide flexible debt solutions including:

  • Mezzanine
  • Second Lien
  • Holdco Notes
  • Structured Equity

Senior Debt Solutions

We can underwrite and offer comprehensive debt solutions including: 

  • Revolvers
  • Senior Term Loans
  • Unitranche
  • First Out / Last Out Term Loan
  • Second Lien Term Loan

Investment Criteria

We look to support companies with the following characteristics:

  • Headquartered in North America
  • Proven management teams
  • Meaningful competitive position in target markets
  • Favorable free cash flow generation with the capacity for additional cash flow growth
  • Cyclical or non-cyclical
  • Operating and financial flexibility to manage through economic cycles

Industry Focus

The Hancock Capital Management investment team has deep knowledge across a variety of industries. For a list of our current and former portfolio companies, click here. Past investments have been made across the following industries:


  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive
  • Business Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer
  • Distribution
  • Financial & Insurance Services
  • Food & Commodities
  • Government Services
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Oilfield Services
  • Plastics & Packaging
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation & Logistics