A Leading Private Debt Investor

Private Capital Investors (PCI) consistently ranks as one of the top investors in the private placement market with more than $48 billion under management as of June 30, 2021. In 2020, PCI invested approximately $5 billion, a reflection of our commitment to helping companies grow and meet their business objectives. Our goal is to build long-term financial partnerships with our clients.

    

Partner with One of the World’s Largest and Oldest Institutions

We benefit from the financial strength and stability of our ultimate parent company, New York Life Insurance Company, one of the oldest mutual life insurance companies in the United States with over 175 years of history. Because of our long-term focus, we are able to support our clients throughout multiple economic cycles.
 

Why Partner with Us?

We work with borrowers to structure long-term financing options to help their businesses expand and grow over time. Click here to read more about our private debt options.

 

 Portfolio highlights

  • $48 billion private placement portfolio
  • $15.5 billion international portfolio
  • Invested approximately $5 billion in 2020
  • More than 600 borrowers in over 15 countries
  • Diversified across more than 25 sectors

 

    

About Our Solutions

We invest in businesses by providing medium to long term debt that outlasts economic cycles. We provide capital to organizations including public and private companies, endowments, charitable institutions, and cooperatives. PCI provides a variety of financing options ranging from senior debt, master note facilities, to credit tenant leases. We also offer specialized sector expertise in infrastructure, utilities, oil and gas, REITs, sports, not-for-profits and media sectors.

Examples include:

  • Refinancing floating-rate bank debt with fixed-rate medium- to long-term capital
  • Funding capital expenditures
  • Supporting merger & acquisition activity
  • Recapitalizations and stock repurchases

    

Our solutions

    

Senior Debt

A leading provider of senior debt capital to private placement issuers throughout the world.

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Master Note Facility

A financing vehicle allowing companies to lock in capital availability through access to medium to long-term, fixed rate debt financing.

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Infrastructure

A leader in project finance and infrastructure investing with an investment portfolio spread access a variety of asset types.

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Utilities

A leading provider of senior debt capital to electric, gas and water utilities.

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Not-for-Profit

A leading provider of senior debt to universities, health systems and foundations.

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Our team of senior professionals has the expertise and the insight to help your organization meet its financing objectives.

Colleen  Cooney

Senior Managing Director, Head of Private Capital Investors
NYL Investors

Colleen is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Capital Investors. She leads a team of investment professionals that manages a portfolio of private placement investments for New York Life.

Colleen joined the firm in 2009. Previously, she was at Société Générale for 9 years primarily working in the bank’s debt private placement group with responsibilities for originating, structuring, and distributing traditional private placement financings. She has over 20 years of experience in the private placement market.

Colleen earned a B.S. in Finance and International Business from Pennsylvania State University.


 

Affiliations

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)


Chris Carey

Managing Director, Head of North American Direct Origination

Aron Davidowitz

Senior Director, Head of the Agent Origination team

Andrew Donner

Andrew Donner

Managing Director, Head of the Chicago Office

R. Edward (Ned) Ferguson

Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer

Loyd Henderson

Managing Director, Head of the San Francisco Office

Post Howland

Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure and Utilities

Akshay (Ash) Shah

Managing Director, Head of London Office

    

Contact Private Capital Investors

An experienced and committed financial partner with offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and London

Because we are regionally based, we are well positioned to understand local market conditions and can offer tailored solutions to meet your needs. At Private Capital Investors, we work hard to develop long-term partnerships and be there for companies when they need us. Our local market presence ensures that we can achieve just that.

We have a dedicated team of experienced professionals who are recognized market leaders and are prepared to help you achieve your financing goals.

Contact Private Capital Investors

   

New York

Chris Carey
Managing Director
51 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212-576-7572
chris_carey@nylinvestors.com

Post Howland
Managing Director
51 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212-576-3862
post_howland@nylinvestors.com

Aron Davidowitz
Senior Director
51 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10010
212-576-5449
aron_davidowitz@nylinvestors.com

Chicago

Andrew Donner
Managing Director
303 W. Madison Street, Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60606
312-977-2613
andrew_donner@nylinvestors.com

Sean Campbell
Senior Director
303 W. Madison Street, Suite 2050
Chicago, IL 60606
312-977-2622
sean_campbell@nylinvestors.com

San Francisco

Loyd Henderson
Managing Director
One Front Street, Suite 550
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-402-4151
loyd_henderson@nylinvestors.com

London

Akshay (Ash) Shah
Managing Director
Head of the London Office
New York Life Investment Management (U.K.) Ltd.
28 Grosvenor Street
London W1K 4QR, UK
+44 (20) 3427 6782
akshay_shah@nylinvestors.com

James Barker
Senior Director
New York Life Investment Management (U.K.) Ltd.
28 Grosvenor Street
London W1K 4QR, UK
+44 (20) 3427 6783
james_barker@nylinvestors.com

Neerav Malde
Senior Director
New York Life Investment Management (U.K.) Ltd.
28 Grosvenor Street
London W1K 4QR, UK
+44 (20) 3427 6784
neerav_malde@nylinvestors.com