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Chris Janiec

Chris Janiec is Americas Editor at Agri Investor. Based in New York, Janiec coordinates coverage of private investment into global food and agriculture with colleagues in London. Previously, Janiec covered non-bank capital markets for PEI’s Private Debt Investor, taught international relations and US foreign policy at China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing and worked as an analyst of petroleum and shipping markets in New York.
A US subsidiary of the Tokyo-based financial services firm has provided $30m in financing for the acquisition of oil production assets in the American Midwest.  
The Apollo subsidiary has provided Oak Hill’s BDC a $56.5m facility that will be used, in part, to pay back an existing debt facility due 15 September.
Former lawyer Mark Kronfeld has joined Tennenbaum Capital Partners to focus on managing investments in companies undergoing restructurings by the Los Angeles-based mid-market lender.    
A quarterly report on valuation and investment trends in software as a service companies reveals a decrease in public valuations and consistent funding for private companies in the sector.  
The Philadelphia-based investment firm’s BDCs has provided $120m of a $150m unitranche facility used to support Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity’s acquisition of Cadence Education.     
The firm has provided a $66.5m GOLD facility to CenterOak Partners to finance its acquisition of Wetzel’s Pretzels.  
 A new request for proposals has been issued to organise the pension’s search for more esoteric credit strategies, according to its chief investment officer.
Golub Capital’s technology-focused late stage lending platform has provided support for the expansion plans of a San Ramon, California-based software company.  
International LPs are piling into US mid-market private debt funds, but are they aware of the risk they are taking?
The Chicago-based mid-market lender has backed Morgan Stanley Private Equity’s acquisition of veterinary management company Pathway Partners with a $72m secured credit facility.  

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