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UK economic data has produced something of a shock, highlighting the need for private debt managers to consider the consequences of changed circumstances.
The use of a historic benchmark is coming to an end, but smaller banks argue its proposed replacement doesn’t meet their needs.
The credit segment attracted $13bn of capital, beating all others, amid the firm’s record results.
The Golub Capital Altman Index has clocked 16% earnings growth for the market in first two months of the year, but the firm's CEO says policy creates “very substantial risks” for the economy.
New research suggests there is a real estate refinancing debt funding shortfall ahead. But the problem is unlikely to be as severe as in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
Politics and red tape are keeping bailout funds from reaching the companies that need it most.
Balance sheet and asset diversification are the keys to operating successfully in any environment, according to Scott Bluestein of Hercules Capital.
Businesses are functioning very differently in the wake of the outbreak. George Ralph of RFA sees some of these changes as permanent and desirable.
As liquidity issues mount in emerging markets as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, private capital needs to finally start making its mark, says Walid Cherif of BluePeak Private Capital.
Private debt managers active in mid-market direct lending will not escape a downturn unscathed, but they can also see opportunities in slowing growth.

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