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THE PDI 50

PDI 50

Each year we publish our PDI 50 and each year we witness the growing consolidation of the industry. The 2018 list has been no...

OPINION

Why Korea is fertile ground for those seeking new LPs

Winning trust is not easy, but the country’s investors are being won round to private debt by those GPs willing to do the spadework.

There are bargains to be had in private debt

Fees charged by managers have been falling steadily, but LPs hoping to strike even tougher deals may be in luck.

Distress could help funds take another slice of the banking pie

The next downturn could bring opportunities for the private debt universe to expand, as the traditional finance providers offload portfolios.

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SPOTLIGHT: FUNDRAISING

DOWNLOAD: Goldman leaps to the top of the PDI 50

The US giant has knocked Lone Star off its perch in a year in which the cumulative capital accounted for by private debt's biggest fundraisers was almost double the 2014 total. Check out our interactive guide to the PDI 50.

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SAID AND DONE

“While the fundamentals driving the growth of private credit remain strong, the factors supporting that growth are facing several tests.”

The Alternative Credit Council, Financing The Economy 2018 report

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LARGEST FUND CLOSES OF H1 2018

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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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