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How platform lenders come of age

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 […]

More growth yet to come

A recent survey finds LPs bullish about private debt’s ability to fend off banking competition and rising interest rate effects. Paul Lawrence of Intertrust reports.

Annual review 2017: Dry powder and diversity

Following a standout year of fundraising, Tavneet Bakshi and Christian Allgeier, partner and director at placement agent First Avenue Partners, respectively, offer insight on LP perspectives.

How investors can identify the best of the bunch

With fund managers citing loose deal structures – while pointing the finger elsewhere – what steps can LPs take to confidently assess the winners and losers? Raelan Lambert of Pavilion Alternatives Group provides some key tips.

Redefining investor relations

More is being demanded from investor relations professionals, so they need to make sure they have the skillset to match, writes Richard Harland, managing director at SEI.

Why funds are reaching for a finance umbrella

Umbrella fund finance facilities can be a convenient and cost efficient option for managers with a number of strategies under one roof. Leon Stephenson and Alex Griffiths of law firm Reed Smith explain why.

The PDI 50: 6-10

The biggest firms: Numbers six to 10 in the PDI 50 ranking.

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