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DOWNLOAD: Goldman leaps to the top of the PDI 50

The US giant has knocked Lone Star off its perch in a year in which the cumulative capital accounted for by private debt's biggest fundraisers was almost double the 2014 total. Check out our interactive guide to the PDI 50.

How the PDI 50 is calculated

What counts - and doesn't count - towards the five-year fundraising total.

Goldman Sachs locks down almost $10bn for mezzanine fund

Goldman Sachs has done it again – raising the largest mezzanine fund ever and breaking its own record in the process, according to PDI data. The storied New York-based investment bank has collected $9.9 billion for its GS Mezzanine Partners VII, which, with leverage, will give the firm $13 billion to deploy. Its latest vehicle […]

Kennedy Lewis hits $500m target on initial fund – exclusive

The New York-headquartered firm has also expanded its management team, with some senior hires in the past few months, Private Debt Investor has learned.

OCERS to lower its private credit allocation

The California pension fund updated its asset allocations to ensure steady returns if faced with changes in market conditions.

Infrastructure debt has ESG in its sights

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

2018 awards: It’s time to vote!

Yes, it’s upon us again. Take the opportunity to choose the best-in class in 45 different categories, reflecting a broad spectrum of private debt activity.

Värde Partners raises $400m for its first Asian credit fund

Its first Asia-dedicated fund is mainly backed by US LPs as well as a few Asian LPs.

PDI 50: the takeaways

Every year we run the PDI 50 we get a clearer picture of not only who the leading firms are and the key trends in the industry.

PDI 50: the top 10

This year's crème de la crème of the private debt fundraising world.

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