PDI annual awards 2018: Our Asia-Pacific winners

SSG completed a double in the Asia-Pacific section of our annual awards as relative newcomer Huatai also made its mark.

Carlyle BDC Q4 credit losses partially reversed with market rally

The firm said on its fourth-quarter earnings call that one-third of its losses have been recovered after it posted an EPS loss for the final three months of 2018.

Gender diversity needs building from the ground up

Many senior women in private debt attribute the imbalance in the asset class to a lack of relevant education and recruiting directed towards young women. Rebecca Szkutak reports

Less harmony, more precision – the appeal to Europe’s rule-makers

Further pan-regional regulation of non-bank lending is unnecessary, a new white paper argues. It’s time to look at the smaller picture within individual member states.

CapitaLand holds first close on maiden property debt fund

The manager has raised over $500mn for its first real estate debt fund, with a view to refinancing commercial real estate loans in its core markets.

Alantra raises €150m for second debt fund

The firm has increased its fundraising target owing to investor demand and a strong pipeline of potential deals.

PIMCO targets $1bn for its latest credit fund

This fund looks to deploy capital across real estate, specialty finance and corporate credit strategies.

SUNS and SLRC post stable results at the end of 2018

Both vehicles, which are backed by Solar Capital Partners, are working toward reducing their portfolio risk.

Madison Realty Capital nears $1bn close for RE debt fund

The firm’s latest credit vehicle has already significantly outpaced its predecessor fund, which closed on $695m.

TPG BDC boosts income but slows investment pace

TPG said it will focus on risk adjusted returns over market share amid “irrational” behaviour in credit markets.

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