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Solar Capital Partners raises over $1.9bn across two new funds

The firm received over $750m in equity capital and created its third BDC.

GSO pulls in billions for new direct lending platform in Q3

The firm’s performing credit strategies have returned 9.4% for the last 12 months, significantly outperforming its distressed strategies, which have returned 4% over the same period.

Margin protection dives as cov-lite remains dominant in Europe – report

Covenants continue to loosen in Q3 across several areas including margin protection and the way leverage is calculated for acquisitions.

CreditEase plans allocation to US distressed debt

The fund-of-funds manager will explore opportunities in the US distressed debt market as it seeks dislocations in asset pricing.

Time to join the march of the robots

Private debt managers need to accelerate their take-up of new technologies to avoid becoming yesterday’s news.

Vistara Capital Partners holds first close of technology debt fund

The firm’s third vehicle is hoping to raise $100m.

Tikehau and DWS to collaborate on funds and investments

Investing in funds, co-investment and joint products are all expected as a result of collaboration between the two firms.

What are the most popular strategies?

Distressed fundraising falls back as senior debt funds lead.

TCI targets $3bn for latest RE fund focusing on first mortgages, senior debt

The firm has raised $3.3bn for real estate loans across its first two funds.

Sears files for bankruptcy, TSLX a creditor in the case

The retailer's revenue declined by more than 50 percent in the last five years.

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