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Adams Street Partners is honored to announce that it has been named the Top Performing Direct Lending Fund Manager in the 2024 Preqin Awards.

The award helps emphasize Adams Street’s commitment to excellence in private credit and underscores the firm’s deep expertise and consistent approach to delivering superior results through disciplined investment in middle-market, private equity-backed transactions.

The Preqin Awards celebrate industry leaders across global alternative asset classes, acknowledging outstanding performance in hedge funds and private capital.

“We are grateful to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as Preqin,” said Bill Sacher, Partner & Head of Private Credit at Adams Street. “Our robust, credit-intensive investment philosophy prioritizes preservation of capital and steady cash distributions. The private credit team leverages shared insights from Adams Street’s globally integrated team of more than 100 private markets investment professionals and more than 430 general partner relationships to create significant incremental deal flow. This information advantage has allowed us to successfully invest more than $9 billion in private equity-backed middle-market transactions across various cycles.”

Preqin Award Badge Adams Street Top Performing Direct Lending Fund Manager

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Ranking issued June 18,2024. Rankings conducted by Preqin. Preqin Awards are compiled using public domain information and data reported to Preqin by the participants; they are not independently verified or assessed. Preqin cannot therefore guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Details of Preqin’s proprietary methodology can be found for private capital and for hedge funds. Funds and Fund Managers were required to meet various criteria in order to be eligible for awards in each category. To determine the winner for each category for the 2024 Preqin Awards, Preqin employed a proprietary methodology using a variety of metrics. Performance data was pulled in early May 2024. Adams Street did not directly or indirectly provide compensation for inclusion in this ranking. The description and the selection methodologies of rankings and awards can be subjective and will often vary; additional information on the ranking or award methodologies is available from the sponsor and is linked above. These rankings or awards may not represent investor experience with Adams Street or Adams Street’s Funds or services, nor do they constitute a recommendation of Adams Street or its services. Such ranking or award is not necessarily indicative of Adams Street’s past or future performance.

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