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Junior capital is taking US market share from mezz

As more and more capital pours into global junior capital funds, unitranche and senior lenders are snatching up what might have been mezz loans.

Going from strength to strength

A look back over the past 12 months sees private equity remaining in rude health with successful fundraising across both small and large investment houses. Deal activity – despite continued political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic – has remained resilient with a number of noteworthy transactions across the UK mid-market. A significant feature […]

IFM Investors: ‘Resilience in the face of the storms’

Politics and regulation are inextricably linked with infrastructure, but John Carey and Rich Randall of IFM Investors are convinced that good opportunities can still be found.

NYC pension system finalises $3bn account with KKR

The city’s five pension funds had a total of $186.97bn in assets as of August.

Fifth Street nears dissolution

FSAM’s proposed close followed the wind down of its BDCs, hedge fund and CLOs this year.

KKR: Shift towards credit strengthens balance sheet

The firm deployed a total $1.6bn from its credit vehicles in Q3, primarily direct lending.

San Jose Police and Fire discusses substituting private debt

The pension plan’s $237m private debt portfolio was 4.3% underweight at the end of Q3.

Thorofare real estate debt fund raises $164m

  The firm provides short-term bridge loans with loan-to-value ratios of up to 68%.  

People move round-up: CVC, Blue Mountain, Adams Street

A collection of some of the key recent hires and promotions in private debt.

GSO raises $6bn distressed fund, expects slow deal activity

The credit platform showed a 14% annualised net internal rate of return as of 30 September.