Private Capital

MetLife Investment Management provides tailored lending solutions designed to help meet the funding needs of qualified issuers.

MetLife Investment Management has a 100+ year history of originating private debt. Our name and reputation are well known throughout the marketplace. Issuers look to us for customized lending solutions designed to meet their unique funding needs in a quick and efficient manner.

MIM manages £71.8 billion in Private Corporates and Private Infrastructure debt.1 We focus on the following asset classes:

  • Corporate Private Placements
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance Debt
  • Lease/Tax Equity


  • Direct capability allows for custom-tailored structures with potentially lower all-in costs
  • Analysts are seasoned sector specialists with an average tenure of 20 years
  • Ability to invest across all major currencies
  • Flexible drawdowns (set coupon, draw funds later)
  • Streamlined approval process seeks efficiency and certainty of execution
  • Structures involving a Master Note Facility allows for quick and efficient access to capital
  • Originated £6.2 billion in corporate private placements, infrastructure debt and other private transactions during the first half of 2020

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As of March 31, 2024. At estimated fair value.

2 IJ award winners are selected by an independent panel of judges who each receive a copy of submissions in advance of judging day to prepare. To view who the judges were for the IJInvestor Awards 2020, go to The shortlist is drawn up by the IJGlobal editorial team in order to simply the next part of the judging process. The shortlist for Direct Investor- Debt is available on the website at The judges review each of the submissions, discuss the merits of each and decide their winner from this as well as bringing in their knowledge and expertise of a firm/project. Voting is confidential so individuals do not know who has voted for which firm/project.This award should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor is it representative of any one client’s evaluation of the firm. This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the firm’s future performance.

3 The criteria used by Infrastructure Investor for selecting candidates and judging the winners is based on editorial team meeting to discuss who they feel should be shortlisted in each category. This is informed by their own in-depth knowledge of what is happening in the asset class, but also by submissions which firms make, drawing attention to the highlights of their year. The shortlists are then finalized and put to Infrastructure Investors global readership to vote. There is no way of a firm paying to make a shortlist or win an award. Receipt of the award does not constitute an endorsement of MIM or imply a certain level of skill/expertise.

4 The Proximo Awards methodology combines vast combined editorial expertise, deep research and market polling. Deals are put to the vote on our unique deals data platform where the market can vote on each category. Based on well managed risk and innovative structuring to name two, our editorial team will dive deep into the detail to seek out the deserving winners from this list. There is no way to pay to receive the award. Receipt of the award does not constitute an endorsement of the investment advisor, or imply that the investment advisor maintains a certain level of skill or expertise.