Stellus Capital Management LLC, a middle-market direct lender, has partnered with iCapital, a global fintech provider.

iCapital’s fintech platform provides customized end-to-end technology services that digitize the subscription, administration, operational, and reporting processes for alternative investing. The business combination will offer access to Stellus’ private credit strategy by leveraging iCapital’s technology.

“Expanding access to Stellus’ private credit strategy fully supports our focus on providing high-net-worth investors with an opportunity to access a cash-flowing alternative asset class, managed by a senior team with an 18-year track record,” said Robert Ladd, managing partner, Stellus Capital Management. “We are excited to provide our distinctive offering to wealth advisors and their clients, leveraging iCapital’s simplified technology solution, to help them achieve their long-term investment goals.”