Profile

Randy Schwimmer
Senior Managing Director
Churchill Asset Management

Randy Schwimmer is Senior Managing Director and Head of Origination and Capital Markets at Churchill Asset Management LLC. Affiliated with TIAA, Churchill invests in senior debt in middle market companies.
 
Mr. Schwimmer is also editor/publisher of “The Lead Left,” a weekly newsletter reviewing deals and trends in the capital markets. This well‑regarded and widely distributed publication has a unique focus on the mid‑market space and is read by many influential industry participants.
 
Mr. Schwimmer is widely credited with developing loan syndications for middle market companies. He has been a member of senior management and investment committees for two of the premier US middle market debt platforms.
 
Most recently, as Managing Director with The Carlyle Group, Mr. Schwimmer was responsible for all middle market loan capital markets activities, including loan structuring, syndications and distribution within the Carlyle GMS team.
 
Mr. Schwimmer joined Carlyle in November 2011 as part of its acquisition of Churchill Financial, a debt capital provider to middle market companies. Prior to joining Churchill in 2006 as its Senior Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Mr. Schwimmer was a Managing Director and Head of Leveraged Finance Syndication for BNP Paribas where he structured and syndicated leveraged transactions for the bank’s private equity clients. Before that, he spent 15 years at JP Morgan Chase in Corporate Banking and Loan Syndications in several capacities where he was responsible for originating, structuring and syndicating leveraged loans.
 
An influential thought leader in the middle market, Mr. Schwimmer is regularly quoted in industry publications. He also is a frequent speaker at conferences, such as Reuters LPC Annual Loan Conference, Buyouts East and West, and is a member of the ACG‑NY Board.
 
Mr. Schwimmer is a graduate of Trinity College (BA) cum laude and received his MA from the University of Chicago. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Greenwich, CT.


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