Chicago, Illinois – NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $73 million senior secured credit facility to support GTCR’s acquisition of Optimal Blue.

NXT Capital acted as the Joint Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent for this transaction.

GTCR ( is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the financial services and technology, healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications and growth business services industries.  Headquartered in Chicago, GTCR has invested more than $12 billion in over 200 companies since its inception.

Optimal Blue ( is the premier cloud-based provider of managed-content, enterprise lending services including product eligibility and pricing (PPE), secondary marketing, consumer engagement, data and analytics, and compliance services.  The company is based in Plano, Texas and currently helps process nearly 1 of every 4 mortgage loans originated nationally.

NXT Capital provides structured financing solutions through its Corporate Finance and Real Estate Finance groups and is based in Chicago with offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, Phoenix and San Francisco.