2017 Year in Review


As global middle-market capital needs continue to rise, Prudential Capital Group was able to provide a record level of financing to companies worldwide in 2017.


Prudential Capital provided $13.5 billion dollars to companies and projects in 17 countries, the largest volume of financing in Prudential Capital’s history. We increased our total assets under management to $82.2 billion, and by year-end, we delivered funding to more than 220 companies, including 100 who began working with us for the first time. Ultimately, more than 1,000 companies around the globe rely on us, not only for our capital, but also for our relationship-oriented approach and industry expertise.

2017 Highlights:
  • In January 2017, Prudential Capital Partners V1, a middle-market mezzanine fund focused on North America and Europe, began its investment period and completed more than $500 million in new investments
  • Pricoa Capital Group, Prudential Capital’s international unit, had a record year with a 32 percent increase in originations over 2016
  • Senior and junior capital originations of $13.5 billion, a 7% year-over-year increase
  • $11.4 billion of investment grade, $1.5 billion of below investment grade and $600 million of junior capital originations
  • $8.8 billion in direct originations
  • $4.5 billion in North American investments
  • $2.3 billion in energy sector investments, including power and oil and gas
  • $1.6 billion in other key sectors such as global infrastructure and specialty financing

As we transition into 2018, we are excited about the opportunities on the horizon for us and for our clients. We continue to grow our financial platform with our international, infrastructure and energy finance businesses. This year we have more than $14 billion available for new investments in an array of private capital products. Our momentum is strong and we look forward to upholding our tradition of providing creative financial solutions to our clients.

1This fund is no longer open to new investments