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The PDI 50 top five: Looking down on the rest

With private debt fundraising set for a record-breaking year, the time couldn't be better to expand the PDI 30 to 50.

Investors favour indirect exposure

Most investors polled at PDI's Germany Forum said they preferred to use fund managers over going direct or doing club deals – but manager selection is not easy.

Operations focus key to sponsorless deals

Private equity sponsors are not necessarily required to drive operational improvements in borrowers, according to a panel of direct lenders.