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NEWS & ANALYSIS

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DATA SNAPSHOT

SPOTLIGHT: EUROPE

Why small is beautiful

British Business Investments has shifted more towards funds operating at the lower end of the lending market in search of better returns.

OPINION

Investing in Chinese illiquid credit amid liquidity concerns

BlackRock and Natixis have made liquidity issues a talking point as more investors commit to illiquid credit for higher yields.

Europe votes no to UK

Among the talking points at this week’s Capital Structure Forum was greater scepticism from continental investors towards the region’s largest private debt market.

Can you rely on a termsheet?

Lenders may be left compromised when a deal termsheet does not make clear how much control sponsors have over the transfer of payments.

EDITOR'S VIEW

DATABASE

INVESTOR IN FOCUS

SPOTLIGHT: DIRECT INVESTMENT

PDI LIVE

SAID AND DONE

PERSON IN THE NEWS

MOST READ

INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT

TERMSHEET

LARGEST FUND CLOSES OF 2017

LONG READ

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

PEOPLE

NUMBER OF THE WEEK

 

$742bn 

Total covenant-lite loans issued across 710 issuers in 2017 according to Thomson Reuters. This compared with $335bn across 299 issuers in 2016 and $228bn from 294 issuers in 2015.