Wellfleet Credit Partners closes third 2017 CLO at $409m

The Connecticut-based firm now manages $2.5bn across six CLOs.

Wellfleet Credit Partners closed its final collateralised loan obligation of 2017 at $409 million, the firm announced in a press release yesterday.

The CLO is Wellfleet’s third vehicle this year and sixth CLO issuance overall. The firm, the performing credit business of special situations investor Littlejohn & Company, closed its first CLO in 2015 and priced two more in 2016.

The latest CLO vehicle will have a two-year non-call and a five-year reinvestment period with a final maturity of 13 years. As with the firm’s previous issuances, the CLO is backed by syndicated senior secured loans, including Fitch-rated and Moody-rated AAA senior notes, totaling $368 million.

According to the press release, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based firm now has $2.5 billion in assets under management across its six vehicles.