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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.

Golub BDC to vote on potential leverage change in February – updated

The BDC is seeking approval from shareholders to change its debt-to-equity ratio from 2:1 to 1:1.

Crescent closes second direct lending fund on more than $1.6bn

The fund is already nearly halfway deployed, with $750m of capital invested at the time of the final close.

Why systems need a reboot

As firms begin to adopt more technology in their investment processes, a lack of integration could hinder LPs rather than help. Rebecca Szkutak reports

Varagon hires MD of healthcare origination – exclusive

This is the firm’s fourth hire for the healthcare team in the last two months, while it also recently opened an office in Chicago to assist with the strategy.

Monroe beats hard-cap in latest fund close – exclusive

The vehicle easily surpassed its $800m target and $1bn hard-cap and will focus on loans to the North American mid-market.

Vista Equity Partners expands credit branch’s reach and team

The firm has hired a Blackstone GSO alumnus to head growth of the branch, with which it hopes to expand its debt offerings.

KKR and Bain create severance fund for past Toys R Us employees

The $20m fund will make former employees who meet a defined set of criteria eligible to receive compensation.

Urbanite Capital: the RE debt player with an unorthodox approach

The firm is raising its second real estate debt fund less than a year after closing its first, and won’t be collecting management or performance fees.

Greypoint Capital holds first close on second debt fund

The vehicle is targeting C$200m and will invest primarily in industrials, energy and real estate.

Montana Board of Investment looks to enter the energy debt space

The Helena-based limited partner currently has $268 million invested in energy-focused funds, but none are debt-focused.

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