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How private debt can plug the credit gap for emerging market SMEs

Private debt could help jumpstart economies where public capital markets have failed.

5 questions LPs in debt funds must ask about deal structuring

With corporate debt levels coming under scrutiny and worries of a global slowdown growing, private debt investors need to know where to look for risks.

How direct lending’s growth is changing returns

Jess Larsen of First Avenue charts the evolution from ‘idiosyncratic alpha’ to cost-efficient beta, and the impact this is having on fees.

Brexit: Four taxing issues

With the UK Parliament’s vote on its deal to leave the European Union put off to January, firms still lack clarity on whether the UK will be applying upcoming tax rules. Ceinwen Rees, a partner at Macfarlanes, details the key tax issues firms need to keep in mind.

PDI 50: Where the capital comes from

As more capital floods into private debt than ever before, Christian Allgeier of First Avenue looks at the reasons behind the increase in LP appetite for the asset class and the new areas of investment.

PDI 50: Where the capital comes from

As more capital floods into private debt than ever before, Christian Allgeier of First Avenue looks at the reasons behind the increase in LP appetite for the asset class and the new areas of investment.

How the IPEV is moving private debt valuation forward

Guidelines for valuing private debt portfolios will provide a comprehensive framework to improve valuations and governance, according to FVC's Tim Mortimer.

The heat is on to tackle climate change

With the help of third parties, private debt firms are beginning to rise to the challenge of addressing ESG issues, says Coralie de Maesschalck of Kartesia.

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