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Rebecca Szkutak

Rebecca Szkutak is a reporter for Private Debt Investor. She joined PDI in September 2018. Prior to that she covered startups for American Inno in the Boston and Colorado markets.

Lone Star closes on more than $8.2bn for its latest fund

The vehicle is the firm’s largest fundraise yet and will focus on a combination of debt and equity strategies.

TCW raising its seventh direct lending vehicle

The fund will operate as a business development company and is targeting $2.5bn.

Nassau RE to expand credit and CLO businesses

The asset manager created a new credit vehicle to focus on CLOs and plans to add more real estate debt offerings.

AINV posts NII losses as it continues pivot toward core assets

Apollo’s BDC saw a NII loss of 1.9% in the fourth quarter, but was able to decrease its non-core assets to 16.7% of the portfolio.

MCC merger shareholder vote gets delayed until March

The vote was originally scheduled for 8 February but was moved back because of setbacks caused by the US government shutdown.

Credit firms want a piece of the fund finance market

Credit shops have traditionally avoided the strategy, but innovative new opportunities are luring them to carve a niche for themselves

Goldman leveraged finance partner departs

Adam Savarese spent more than six years over two separate stints of employment at the firm.

NexPoint submits counterproposal for Medley merger

The MCC Special Committee declined it, saying it wouldn’t maximise value for shareholders as much as the current proposal.

KKR’s credit platform puts $2bn to work in Q4

The firm reached a lending milestone during the fourth quarter, despite revenue and net income losses.

Blackstone remains optimistic about credit despite 2018 AUM losses

The firm’s credit branch exited the bulk of its direct lending assets after ending its sub-advisory relationship with FS Investments’ BDCs.

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