Corporate Credit

Provides a wide variety of debt and capital solutions for borrowers and sponsors and operates as one efficient team across liquid and private credit


Fortress has been a leading participant in the corporate credit markets for 20+ years

Since its inception, the Fortress Credit business has been active across both direct lending and public credit markets with the flexibility to invest throughout the capital structure and experience deploying capital through varied economic and credit cycles.
$95 billion Deployed since 2006*
1,550+ Unique Borrowers*
80 Unique Sponsor Relationships

As of December 31, 2023.


“Direct corporate lending has been a core strategy for the Fortress Credit Funds since its inception more than 20 years ago. Since 2006, we have deployed nearly a hundred billion dollars across thousands of transactions making Fortress one of the most experienced managers in the market today. Additionally, when combined with our liquid corporates strategies and junior capital solutions, we have a seamless capacity to source, structure and manage the full breadth of corporate credit alternatives with a single investment team.”

Aaron Blanchette

Co-Head Corporate Debt & Securities

Credit Segments

Direct Lending

Direct Lending

  • Corporate credit has been core to Fortress since 2002
  • Deep sector experience offers flexible financing solutions to sponsored and non-sponsored borrowers
  • One team across direct lending and liquid credit allows for execution agnostic approach
Liquid Credit

Liquid Credit

  • We have actively participated in the broadly syndicated loan market since 2004 and are among the largest CLO Managers in the US
  • Credit-first approach seeks to generate strong asset performance and debt coverage throughout market cycles
  • Highly experienced team and disciplined investment approach derive value in public markets
Capital Solutions

Capital Solutions

  • We focus on performing businesses and situations with challenges or complexity
  • Our platform offers tailored financing for sponsored and non-sponsored borrowers
  • Strategies include preferred equity, holdco debt, convertible debt and other structured equity

Rigorous Asset Management Process

With approximately 165 asset managers on staff at Fortress, we prioritize proactive management and high touch contact with borrowers which we believe is necessary and differentiated in the lending community. Our deep underwriting and detail-oriented structuring paired with active asset management allows for early warning signs and value-added dialogue to the mutual benefit of all involved.

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