About BXSL

Blackstone Secured Lending (NYSE: BXSL) is a business development company (BDC) that primarily invests in the first lien senior secured debt of private U.S. companies. We are managed by Blackstone, the largest alternative asset manager in the world.

Company Overview

Launched in 2018 and currently has ~$5.1 billion of equity

Senior Secured Positions

BXSL focuses on first lien senior secured opportunities with structural protection

Blackstone Credit & Insurance Advantage

Blackstone’s platform provides scale, deep relationships, access to insights and expertise, and value-added operational support for borrowers

Blackstone’s Expertise

Long-standing Institutional Credit Platform

The Blackstone Credit & Insurance team has been investing together since 2005 with a history of focusing on capital appreciation and preservation, and income generation

Experienced Solution Provider for Partners

We believe Blackstone Credit & Insurance’s ability to provide flexible, well-structured capital solutions in scale is a competitive advantage

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Private Credit Offers Risk-Adjusted Returns

Private credit has historically provided low volatility and strong relative returns


(15 Years Annualized)

Private Credit Risk-Return
Private Credit Risk-Return

Note: Morningstar Direct, as of December 31, 2023. Volatility is measured using standard deviation. All of the quarterly standard deviations are then annualized. Indices. “Private Credit” is represented by the Cliffwater Direct Lending Index. “Leveraged Loans” is represented by the Morningstar LSTA US Leveraged Loan Index. “US High Yield” is represented by the Bloomberg US Corporate High Yield Index. “Investment Grade Bonds” is represented by the Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond Index.

1 The awards described above may not be representative of any one client’s experience with Blackstone Credit & Insurance and should not be viewed as indicative of future performance. The awards were provided by Private Debt Investor, a publication addressing private credit markets, and cover the 2021 calendar year. Private Debt Investor determines its industry awards annually by way of nominations and an online reader poll that prompts readers to vote for a particular firm in one or more of multiple enumerated categories, including those shown above and therefore is based on subjective criteria. In addition, their selection to receive the awards and/or their rankings may have been based on a limited universe of participants, and therefore there can be no assurance that a different sampling of participants might not achieve different results.