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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.

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.

OrbiMed targets $1.2bn for new credit vehicle

The healthcare-focused lender provides both debt and equity strategies to life science companies worldwide.

KKR raises more than $1.5bn for its latest direct lending vehicle

The fund closed right at its target and plans to lend to US-based, upper mid-market companies.

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