NewStar Financial, Inc. (NewStar) is a commercial finance company with specialized lending platforms focused on meeting the financing needs of companies and private investors in the middle market. The Company and its wholly owned investment management subsidiary, NewStar Capital LLC, are registered investment advisors and provide asset management services to institutional investors. The Company manages various private credit funds that co-invest in loan origination through its leveraged finance lending platform. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, the Company also manages a series of funds structured as collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) that invest primarily in broadly syndicated loans, as well as other sponsored funds and managed accounts that invest across various asset classes, including broadly syndicated loans, high yield bonds and distressed credits. The Company's loan portfolio includes loans, leases and other debt products.