The safe option

With stock markets fluctuating wildly, private sources of capital may be favoured by healthcare companies – bringing further growth to the nascent debt financing segment.

Perceptive looks for more capital to invest in healthcare companies

The firm has upped its target for Fund II after Fund I beat it fundraising goal.
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Ares BDC portfolio company scoops up mid-market loan book

In a separate announcement, Ares Capital Corporation also expanded its Senior Direct Lending Programme with Varagon Capital Partners, more than doubling the joint venture’s size.

Europe’s deal divisions

Europe's wildly different legal jurisdictions and business cultures make it complicated for debt investors to navigate.

WATCH: EQT’s Tergiman warns on aggressive documentation

In conversation with Cyril Tergiman, the EQT Credit partner says some direct lenders are being aggressive in documentation to win business. Watch this two-minute video.

Park Square JV refinances CVC-backed software firm

The refinancing marks the third investment from a €3bn joint venture with Japanese bank SMBC.

The dog ate my homework

Managers continually profess they always protect their downside risk. But with time pressure increasing, is due diligence being compromised?

SVP looks to become sole owner of Vita Group

Vita Group has been in TPG Capital’s portfolio since 2005.

CVC provides debt for Palamon deal

Palamon’s acquisition was supported by a club led by CVC Credit Partners.

GSO now biggest contributor to Blackstone AUM

Blackstone managed $434.1bn in assets at the end of 2017, of which credit constituted almost $140bn.