Investment Strategy

Sixth Street Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE: TSLX) is a specialty finance company focused on providing flexible, fully committed financing solutions to middle market companies principally located in the US. We partner with companies across a variety of industries and excel at providing creative solutions to companies with complex business models that may have limited access to capital.

Our Approach

Investment Type

Senior Secured Loans

  • First Lien
  • Second Lien
  • Unitranche

Mezzanine Debt

Non-control Structured Equity

Common Equity

Investment Size

Company Size


Transaction Size

Capital Use

  • Organic Growth
  • Acquisitions
  • Market or Product Expansion
  • Restructuring Initiatives
  • Recapitalizations
  • Refinancing

Select Industries

  • Business Services
  • Software & Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Energy
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrials
  • Royalty Related Businesses
  • Education
  • Specialty Finance

Deep and Experienced Capital Provider; Leveraging Collective Experience

The collective insights of our seasoned investment team enable us to provide a diversity of capital structure solutions tailored to the unique needs of our partners. This expertise is complemented by our connectivity with the significant investment and operating resources of Sixth Street. We have elected to be regulated as a business development company, or a BDC, under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder. Sixth Street Specialty Lending is managed by Sixth Street Specialty Lending Advisers, LLC (the “Adviser”), an SEC-registered investment adviser. The Adviser sources and manages the portfolio through a team of investment professionals with significant expertise in middle market lending.