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ANNUAL REVIEW

Annual review 2018

This optimism surrounding the private debt market continued in 2018 despite some underlying concerns. Last year was not a record fundraising year, but it...

OPINION

This time, debt funds are picking a bigger fight

Buoyed by fundraising success, the likes of GSO are writing bigger tickets and widening their challenge to the banks.

The BDC merger that’s become a marathon

A new bid has stirred the pot ahead of a shareholder vote on the disparate offers to reorganise Medley’s publicly traded BDC.

Less harmony, more precision – the appeal to Europe’s rule-makers

Further pan-regional regulation of non-bank lending is unnecessary, a new white paper argues. It’s time to look at the smaller picture within individual member states.

EDITOR'S VIEW

DATABASE

INVESTOR IN FOCUS

SPOTLIGHT: ASIA-PACIFIC

PDI LIVE

SAID AND DONE

“Independent private credit franchises will be very valuable in this environment.”

An investment banker comments on demand for private credit specialists following Brookfield’s acquisition of 62% of Oaktree

PERSON IN THE NEWS

MOST READ

INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT

TERMSHEET

LARGEST FUND CLOSES OF 2018

LONG READ

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

PEOPLE

NUMBER OF THE WEEK

 25%

The proportion of US speculative grade corporate issuers rated B- or lower, up from about 16 percent four years ago and 15 percent at the midpoint of 2007, according to a new study of credit conditions from S&P Global Ratings.

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