Strategies

Credit

Overview

Vista Credit Opportunities (VCO) is a strategic credit investor and financing partner focused exclusively on the rapidly growing enterprise software, data, and technology market. We employ a highly disciplined approach to credit investing while maintaining flexibility to pursue investments offering the best relative value. VCO sources opportunities in both the middle market and broadly syndicated market and invests across the capital structure. The VCO senior leadership and investment team consists of experienced credit professionals who have spent their careers sourcing, underwriting, executing, and managing credit portfolios for market leading institutions. Since formation in 2013, VCO has deployed over $1.6 billion and grown to over $1.2 billion of assets under management.

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$1.2BN+
Assets under management
28+
Unique Private Equity Partners
110+
Investments Since Inception

Our Advantage

Unparalleled Industry Expertise

Our roots lie deep within the enterprise software sector, giving us an edge over the competition with our extensive industry knowledge and access to experienced software operators with deep domain expertise.

Investment Flexibility

We understand that structures may be fluid throughout the course of a transaction based on changes in the market and financing needs. Additionally, we know that investment strategies can vary across the middle market and broadly syndicated markets. Our ability to invest across the capital structure, in companies of all sizes and end markets, allows us to be nimble and meet the needs of sponsors and companies alike.

Quick And Reliable Outcomes

We begin every diligence process by leveraging knowledge and research across the broader platform, which allows for an efficient process with minimal disruption to sponsors and management teams. That expertise, combined with our nimble infrastructure, results in quick, consistent, and reliable decision-making — mitigating last minute surprises.

Scalability

Our investment sizes range from $15MM to $50MM, which we expect to increase over time, providing capacity to upsize in support of acquisitions and general growth.

Target Investment Profile

VCO targets investments in high quality, private equity-backed, market-leading companies with proven solutions that are mission-critical to their customers’ operations. We offer first-lien, second-lien, unitranche, and subordinated debt investments. Typical VCO investments exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Mission-Critical, High Roi Solutions Through Proprietary Technology
  • Market Leaders With Defensible Competitive Positions
  • Significant Recurring Revenue
  • Strong Customer Retention
  • High Free Cash Flow Operating Model
  • Diverse Customer Base
  • Ebitda Of $10mm+
  • Minimum Equity Of 30%

Results

$1.2BN+

Assets under management

20+

Unique Private Equity Partners

100+

Investments Since Inception

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First-lien, second-lien, unitranche, subordinated debt investments