UBS closes debt fund on €1 billion hard-cap – exclusive

Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform II is almost double the size of its predecessor and is 20% invested.

Why it might be time to stem the direct lending flow

More than one-third of investors participating in a PDI LP poll said they plan to increase their allocation to direct lending. They should tread carefully.

Foreign investors betting big on mortgages in China

Distressed debt fund managers including Bain Capital Credit are exploring China’s ‘secured’ lending practices.

Sagard jumps into healthcare with royalty investment team

The firm has tapped a CPPIB veteran to lead that effort who previously worked with Sagard CIO Adam Vigna.

HTGC breaks its own record with $1.21bn in commitments during 2018

The BDC passed its prediction of $1.1bn of investments for the year that was made at the end of the third quarter.

Indigo raises €170m for second mezzanine fund

The French manager has secured commitments from new French investors for the follow up to its 2014 vehicle.

Audax closes unitranche fund with $2.6bn of investable capital

The firm raised the capital from a diverse limited partner base, which included multiple types of institutional investors around the world.

New Energy lifts fundraising cap to $500m for second credit fund

The infrastructure shop is raising another pool of capital to fund energy efficient infrastructure after its debut vehicle closed above target.

ASRS considering over $1.5bn in debt commitments

The pension fund passed a new asset allocation plan last summer, which raised the fund’s private credit allocation.

KKR spreads its wings with $1bn aircraft leasing investment

The deal for a 50% share in Altavair has been made by both KKR’s infrastructure and credit businesses.

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