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Secure Trust Bank's Richard Foote discusses why ABL unitranche may be the solution borrowers and credit funds need following the pandemic and why the sector has to come together to facilitate long-term change.
Investing in the debt of a company with a view to converting it to equity is a complex strategy that can be thwarted in numerous ways. Leonard Klingbaum and Milap Patel of Ropes & Gray explain why it is nonetheless gaining in popularity.
Retail funds for alternative assets, including private debt, have had some false dawns. The UK is launching a new version which it hopes will overcome the challenges and lure pension schemes. By Lora Froud and Gavin Haran of Macfarlanes.
As investors’ perception of ESG develops, private market managers are reacting, says Nabeel Ansari of Broadridge Financial Solutions.
Credit ratings are a vital tool for corporate debt borrowers and issuers. They should not get mixed up with non-rating opinions, urges Joshua Thompson of law firm Sidley.
With covid-19 causing complex disruption to the world of commerce, private equity sponsors, portfolio companies and lenders can work together to deal with financial covenant breaches encountered as a result of operating in such unprecedented times.
The market has sailed through covid and defied worries of a debt crisis. Have we collectively 'broken' the corporate debt cycle, asks Konstantin Danilov.
ESG, a private debt committee and covenant transparency are on the agenda this year for the European Leveraged Finance Association, says chief executive Sabrina Fox.
What lessons were learned in 2020 by firms using portfolio financing solutions, and how have these insights shaped the outlook for the year ahead? Richard Wheelahan and Trey Burdick of Fund Finance Partners investigate.
Allvue’s Ryan Crowell takes a look at a private debt fundraising market that he believes is experiencing a second wind.

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