It’s been a highly active period for many in the private debt market. As we kickstart our awards process, we look forward to receiving your highlights.
Private debt’s most-coveted accolades are back and with notable additions. Participants can now enter seven new categories as part of an enlarged offering.
We reflect on some of the key talking points from our Debt Week in early October in London and Munich, writes Andy Thomson.
Management fees and assets under management surged more than 50% year over year, with the retail channel representing nearly $50bn of AUM.
The challenges of the pandemic have put the focus on companies being able to access additional funding quickly.
Traditional cycles may be a thing of the past – what matters is having the skills to take advantage of challenging situations.
There’s no doubt that ESG is a major talking point within private debt but there’s considerable divergence among fund managers on the best way forward.
Were the Chinese property developer to default, it would be the high-yield market in the immediate firing line.
The vehicle attracted the commitments in less than three months.
UK economic data has produced something of a shock, highlighting the need for private debt managers to consider the consequences of changed circumstances.

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