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Apera completes two UK unitranche deals – exclusive

The fund manager founded last year has now made its first two deals with private equity sponsors.

York targets $2bn for CLO fund

York Capital Management is launching a new strategy in January that will initially target mezzanine tranches and equity components of US collateralised loan obligations. The New York-based firm is seeking $2 billion for its York Structured Credit Opportunities Fund, according to meeting materials from the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association. The vehicle, in addition […]

SVP raises $1.83bn of $2.1bn goal for latest special sits fund – exclusive

The vehicle, like many of the other largest funds in market, will target distressed or turnaround situations.

Real estate’s ebb and flow

The past two years have been turbulent for real estate debt fundraising.

EMZ Partners hits €815m hard cap for latest fund

The French firm beat its €750 million target in nine months and has already begun deploying capital.

New credit head as PPF continues in-house push

Purna Bhudia has joined the UK’s Pension Protection Fund as part of its move to insource more of its investment management activities.

Summit reaches for new heights with $1.5bn credit vehicle – exclusive

The alternative asset manager’s previous pool of capital could invest up and down the capital stack.

Clearlake could close above $2.5bn target for Fund V – exclusive

The special situations investment shop is expected to invest in fewer than 20 companies.

The money keeps flowing, despite the concerns

Investors have conflicting feelings about private equity and private debt, according to a new survey.

Investing in Chinese illiquid credit amid liquidity concerns

BlackRock and Natixis have made liquidity issues a talking point as more investors commit to illiquid credit for higher yields.