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Behind the allure of mid-market debt

Macroeconomic concerns and the need for diversification have driven investor interest in mid-market private debt. But how safe are these allocations?

7 mid-market debt trends to watch

Nearly a decade on from the last financial crisis, private debt is now facing a new era of growth. Rebecca Hampson offers insight on the key mid-market trends driving the asset class.

Headwinds and tailwinds

Jaime Prieto, founding partner of European mid-market debt provider Kartesia, explains how the market has evolved in recent years and why sponsorless deals could yet be a major source of future growth.

Keeping a close eye on downside protection

Randy Schwimmer, a senior managing director with Churchill Asset Management, gives his perspective on downside protection in the evolving mid-market deal space.

A dive into the downside

Andrea Tunick and Dan Green, directors at US mid-market structured finance provider NXT Capital, explain the need for proper due diligence in the late stages of the credit cycle.
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Different views of the mid-market

What qualifies as the ‘mid-market’ can be vastly different based on who you ask. Tim Healy, a managing director at Twin Brook, offers his definition.

7 mid-market debt trends to watch

Nearly a decade on from the last financial crisis, private debt is now facing a new era of growth. Rebecca Hampson offers insight on the key mid-market trends driving the asset class.

How direct lending’s growth is changing returns

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

How direct lending’s growth is changing returns

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

State of the market

Private credit has come a long way in a short space of time. But how are increasing fund sizes, more flexible terms and the prospect of a more difficult economic environment shaping the way managers are approaching the market?

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