Why some of private debt's biggest names may be on the lookout for new job opportunities. Plus: Monroe's Ted Koenig on the financing panic within companies when the pandemic first hit; the growing strain on supposedly less risky CLO tranches; and the latest developments in distress.
As companies emerge from lockdown, there is much demand for financing solutions. With the current state of capital markets, private debt will be the answer, says David Allen, AlbaCore Capital Group’s founder and chief investment officer.
Although some portfolios may be under stress, there are more opportunities than threats for many private credit managers thanks to their ability to lend across the capital structure, says Keith Williams of Crestline Investors.
Market conditions are different, but that does not mean things have ground to a halt. Robert O’Sullivan, Daniel Lee and Tom Goila of Comvest Credit Partners discuss how to navigate the new environment.
Integrating environmental, social and governance processes into every aspect of your business is vital to get into the spirit of ethical investing, according to Kartesia’s head of portfolio and ESG, Coralie De Maesschalck.
Ares and friends participate in a billion-pound finance, £1.875 billion to be exact. Plus: SME funds are springing up to help firms get through the coronavirus crisis and Yieldstreet has launched a private credit vertical for its retail investors.
Four from our 2019 roster of the young and successful leaders in private debt share how they've been impacted by the pandemic, what it could mean for the asset class and what those outside the industry should know about it.