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Brian Olvany is head of private debt at Zurich Insurance Group. The investment management function within the insurer manages approximately $200bn in assets of which over $8bn is targeted at private debt assets. We catch up with him to get his take on private debt markets today.
Brian Olvany is head of private debt at Zurich Insurance Group. The investment management function within the insurer manages approximately $200bn in assets of which over $8bn is targeted at private debt assets. We catch up with him to get his take on private debt markets today.
Lorianne Burge, a consultant in the debt finance and structured finance team at London-based executive recruitment and search business Walker Hamill, says private debt, private equity and fintech firms are often going after the same talent.
Fund finance facilities have traditionally been linked to uncalled LP commitments, but the focus is increasingly now on underlying portfolio investments. Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith explains the trend
Online lending platforms are graduating from their P2P origins. Several have become large credit sourcing operations deploying data and teams of credit assessors to serve, in some cases, tens of thousands of SMEs. Meanwhile, a large proportion of the capital now being lent through the top platforms is from insurers and pensions attracted not only […]
With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.
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