As we hit the halfway point of the year, we want to share Twain’s progress to date and give a glimpse of what we anticipate in the second half.
Six months in, 2022 is on course to be a record year at Twain. Year-to-date, we have deployed $435 million in capital – which nearly equals our total for all of 2021 ($459 million). This is even more amazing given the tougher market for capital compared to the prior year. In addition to growing our volume of capital deployed, we have increased our assets under management by 12 percent.
And we have achieved these fantastic results while growing our personnel and maintaining a strong work environment. For the third year in a row, Twain was named a finalist in the St. Louis Business Journal’s Best Places to Work contest, and we also were recognized in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Best Places to Work contest, winning 2nd place in the small company category. The Post-Dispatch also recognized Twain as 1st among 180-plus companies, regardless of size, in the communication category, which measured how informed employees feel about important company decisions.
While we can take great pride in what we have accomplished, it is no time to rest on our achievements. Interest rates continue to rapidly change, and the global economic headwinds provide additional challenges to the capital market in the upcoming months. At Twain, we will continue to emphasize our flexibility and creativity to meet client needs and get projects funded. We still see plenty of opportunities to assist clients, and we expect another strong half to complete an incredible 2022.