Churchill Asset Managment LLC, an investment specialist of Nuveen providing customized financing services to private equity firms, has added Bennett Love as principal and head of fund finance.

Going forward, Love will be tasked with the development of the firm’s leverage strategy including sourcing, execution and monitoring of financing arrangments across the firm’s platform. Love joins the firm following 12 years with Wells Fargo where he most recently served as director of corporate debt finance and was responsible for relationship origination and structuring and execution of lending facilities and CLO transactions.

“As someone that we’ve worked very closely with since our affiliation with Nuveen in 2015, Ben has been integral in the structuring of several fund financing facilities and CLOs for Churchill,” commented Shai Vichness, Churchill CFO. “With the growth of the Churchill platform and strategic utilization of leverage across our various fund strategies, we are always looking to optimize our financing arrangements in order to drive returns for investors. Ben’s expertise and deep understanding of our business make him an ideal fit to lead these efforts, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”