Investors

Why more Japanese investors are demanding real asset loans

These institutions prefer floating rate-based loans to mitigate foreign currency hedging risks.

Apocalypse now as no-deal Brexit looms

Private debt managers are being forced to consider the consequences of what once seemed unthinkable – the UK crashing out of the EU with no trade agreement.

Alt asset managers find buyers ready to snatch up minority stakes

More private fund managers that oversee closed-end funds are selling portions of their firm to finance product growth, succession or larger GP commitments.

Korea Post seeks multi-asset managers

The planned commitments come after its $200m allocation across two global multi-asset fund of fund managers last year.

There’s no such thing as a safe bet

Private debt return prospects look good, but LPs have concerns relating to risk and manager experience.

How to ride the ups and downs of the economic cycle

Investors need to be aware that certain strategies fit the times better than others, but also that fundamentals may be more important than short-term factors. By John Hess of Pavilion Alternatives Group.

TCDRS crosses $1bn mark for private credit strategies

Strategic credit received more than $500m after delivering a one-year return of 11.3%.

Japan’s Chikyoren to hire private debt managers for the first time

The $217bn public pension fund is adding private corporate debt to its portfolio as part of a five percent allocation to global alternatives.

The valuations shoe that no longer fits

European private debt firms are trying to measure portfolio performance based on a private equity template. No longer will that suffice.

Download: PDI’s H1 2018 Fundraising Report

After a record breaking year in 2017, private debt fundraising activity has fallen back. Our interactive fundraising report has all the details on fundraising in the first half of 2018.

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