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ICG’s liquid credit head, Dagmar Kent-Kershaw, is to be replaced by Babson Capital high-yield specialist Zak Summerscale as part of push to grow that side of the business.
Opportunistic debt specialists Michael Guy, Sanjeev Sarkar and Andrey Panna have joined to open the firm’s first European office.
The UK lender is hoping for a first close in Q2 for its latest mezzanine vehicle.
What do Republican presidential nominee candidate Donald Trump, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny have in common? Individually not much, but together they highlight a threat to the stability that allows the private debt market to thrive.
The private markets advisor is pushing into corporate finance advice with the appointment of Alexander Thiel, while Yannick Lucas will develop the firm’s relationships with large institutional investors.
The Middle East-based alternative lender will work with the African-focused investment bank to source debt investments in sub-Saharan Africa.
With its mandate to seek the best global relative value, Partners Group takes a wide-angle view of credit markets. Rachel McGovern and Anastasia Donde ask what this shows the Swiss-based firm and what investors think of the combined LP/GP credit platform
Golub Capital, SSG Capital Management and ICG were named lenders of the year as the private debt industry honoured the best in class in our annual awards.
The private debt industry is becoming increasingly competitive, as we saw in PDI’s annual awards.
Pemberton edged out Neuberger Berman for one of the most hotly contested races this year.

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