Relative to its peers in private equity and other asset classes, private debt is behind the curve on ESG. It is catching up, but with various approaches and motivations.
Investors at PDI’s annual London conference voiced appreciation for managers that have been in the trenches and have the battle scars to show it.
DC schemes often falsely assume that regulations are preventing them from accessing private markets.
There is the same kind of dislocation in the market that enabled Canada’s PSP to make high returning investments when it first launched into private debt.
John Wills of MetLife Investment Management charts the rise of a market investors are flocking to on an increasingly international basis.
The second annual Private Debt Investor Seoul Forum featured a bevy of lessons for credit managers about fundraising and engaging with investors in Korea.
When Japanese and Korean investors tell GPs to invest resources in their respective countries, those managers should listen.
The quest for yield has caused many of Japan’s institutional investors to begin wading into private debt.
Investors from Korea are yet to make the Global Investor 30 but it could only be a matter of time judging by the growing appetite for private debt.
Our annual ranking of the top 30 investors in the asset class compares the market value of private debt investment portfolios.

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