Having started life purely as a direct lender, the UK-based fund manager has recently launched several other strategies. John Bakie met with co-founder Symon Drake-Brockman to find out more
Carlyle’s global credit platform is on a roll. Under Mark Jenkins, the firm’s head of global credit, the platform’s assets under management recently nearly doubled to more than $141 billion on a pro forma basis – and all in the space of a few months, writes Robin Blumenthal.
The acquisition, valued at $700m, will double the US manager’s private credit assets under management.
The Dublin-based firm has already invested €80m from the vehicle, which targets SME lending in Ireland and the UK.
Volatility on the public markets is prompting borrowers to seek private debt solutions, meaning that the size of opportunity is growing.
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Credit’s first triumph over opportunistic in PERE’s Q1 2022 fundraising data points to enduring changes in the market’s perception of the strategy.
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Credit’s first triumph over opportunistic in PERE’s Q1 2022 fundraising data points to enduring changes in the market’s perception of the strategy.
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Having carved out much of the mid-market, some private debt firms have their eyes on more substantial prizes. But do investors have cause for concern?
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The firm’s debut vehicle sees it broaden its investor base and will target both fund and co-investments.
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The Golub Capital Altman Index demonstrates how the post-lockdown boom has started to moderate.
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