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Medalist Partners Recognized for Private Credit Strategy of the Year and Direct Lending Strategy of the Year at 2021 Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards

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NEW YORK, October 18, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medalist Partners was selected as the recipient of both the 2021 "Private Credit Strategy of the Year" and "Direct Lending Strategy of the Year" by the Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards. The awards were presented to the firm’s asset-based private credit team at a ceremony on October 6, 2021. Medalist Partners is an alternative credit manager specializing in asset-based private credit, structured credit and CLOs.

The Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards recognize and reward the institutional asset management industry for performance and excellence across various strategies, enabling asset managers to benchmark and prove themselves against their competition. Awards were given to managers of private credit funds, private equity funds, and hedge funds from across the industry and the globe, representing a wide range of strategies and styles.

"This was a very competitive process which included a large group of highly distinguished asset managers. Strategies were evaluated on various criteria including long-term net performance, capital deployed, consistency of investment style, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration, and the quality of client servicing. We are excited for our team to be recognized by the industry," said Michael Ardisson, President and COO of Medalist Partners.

"We are honored to be recognized by Pension Bridge as both the Private Credit Fund and Direct Lending Fund of the year in the U.S. for 2021," said Greg Richter, CEO of Medalist Partners. "Our award selection is indicative of the depth and breadth of the Medalist platform."

About Medalist Partners

Medalist Partners and its affiliates manage approximately $2 billion in AUM across strategies in asset-based private credit, structured credit and CLOs. Headquartered in New York, Medalist’s clients include pensions, endowments, foundations, banks, fund of funds, family offices and high net worth individuals. The business and track record were started within Credit Suisse and Candlewood Investment Group prior to being spun-out as an independent, partner-owned firm in 2018. The Medalist team has extensive experience in asset finance, structured products, investment banking, securitization, and credit underwriting. For more information, visit

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Medalist Partners

Michael Ardisson
President & COO

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