Investors

The double-figure return that rivals private equity

Comparing long-term performance finds that private debt holdings can generate superior returns to both fixed income and equity.

The BDC merger that’s become a marathon

A new bid has stirred the pot ahead of a shareholder vote on the disparate offers to reorganise Medley’s publicly traded BDC.

Private debt faces dilemma of more capital than opportunities

Trust managers too much and you could end up following them into uncharted territory, warns Trevor Castledine in conversation with John Bakie

Pension funds offer leverage for NPL acquisitions in China

Risk taking is a way to get higher returns although advisors encourage investors to examine the risks thoroughly.

Building new relationships in China

The country’s embattled developers are turning to the private market to service debt and grow business.

FSK credit losses drag down earnings in Q4

The BDC, created after FS Investment Corporate acquired Corporate Capital Trust, posts earnings riddled with losses for the quarter and the year.

VIDEO: ‘Why is 30% of our portfolio yielding 2%’?

Trevor Castledine reflects on his career to date as an LP, including his time spent reshaping allocations at the Lancashire County Pension Fund.

VIDEO: The ‘race to the bottom’ on covenants

Sabrina Fox is fighting the corner for investors through the newly launched European Leveraged Finance Alliance. She explains why this is necessary in a two-minute video.

Korea Post seeks global distressed debt fund managers

The organisation’s savings and insurance arms will jointly commit up to $200m to the strategy.

Allianz backs Indian distressed debt fund for first time

The insurer has accepted a risk capital charge in exchange for yield enhancement from non-rated debt instruments.

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