Home Authors Posts by david.b@peimedia.com


Regulators fear the rise of forum shopping as the UK leaves the EU, but the continent has a lot to gain if it fosters a welcoming environment.
The UK’s Pension Protection Fund is the latest investor to bring its private and public debt strategies in-house.
There is more to the trend of insourcing among institutional investors than just cutting fees.
The EC has proposed establishing extra-judicial measures to collect collateral to help deal with Europe’s NPL mountain, but not all are convinced this is the solution to kick-starting the much anticipated sell off of toxic assets.
Opinion from the organisation hints at a tougher time for asset managers seeking to get authorised in the EU market post-Brexit.
Marketplace lending has traditionally fallen beneath the radar of institutional investors, but digital finance strategies can help connect them to the growing market.
The fund targets investments in high-growth companies backed by venture capital and is aiming for a final close of €250m.
The firm has backed Praetura Asset Finance with a £10m debt package to support its portfolio expansion.
Fund managers are blurring the lines between equity and debt as they position themselves as one-stop shops for corporate financings.
Activity in 2017 has been driven by repricing, but the firm saw more opportunities in increased LBO activity in the second quarter.

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination