Debt Private Placements

Our debt private placements can provide you with quick and efficient access to capital.

Debt Private Placements offer the following advantages for corporate borrowers:
 
  • Diversification of funding sources
  • Longer maturities than available from banks
  • Structuring flexibility
  • Certainty of execution and confidentiality
  • Flexible drawdowns (set coupon, draw funds later)
  • Stable market characterized by steady demand from buy-and-hold investors
  • Multiple funding dates, maturities and currencies available—all possible in a single transaction

Experience

  • Solid capital position, financial strength and capacity
  • A leading private placement investor with a portfolio of $70.6 billion1
  • Originated $14.7 billion in corporate private placements, infrastructure debt and other private transactions during 2018
  • Dedicated team of experienced private placement professionals in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America
  • Streamlined approval process allows for quick and efficient execution

Master Note Facility

  • Provides issuers with quick and efficient access to capital
  • Multiple notes (minimum draw of $10 million) can be issued under Master Note Facility with the ability to structure each note with a different payment structure
  • Minimal up-front costs
  • Once the Master Note Facility is established, follow-on draws require minimal documentation
  • Ability to fix coupon rate within days of funding thus providing for maximum flexibility
  • Multi-currency capability with fixed and floating rate interest options

Investment Criteria

Type

Traditional private placements, 144a transactions (without registration rights), credit tenant leases, multiple issuers, other structured transactions

Issuer Type

Private or public companies

Structure

Senior and subordinated notes; unsecured or secured

Transaction Size

$15 million to $300+ million (per transaction)

Maturities

Up to 30 years, multi-tranche, bullets or amortizing structures

Coupon

Typically fixed rate, floating rate options also available

Credit Quality

Investment grade or below investment grade (no agency ratings required)

Currency

Any major currency

1  Includes MetLife general account assets and assets managed on behalf of unaffiliated/third party clients as of 12/31/18.