FS Investments hires new executive to help navigate growth

Robert Stark, the new senior managing director, will be responsible for helping develop and execute the firm’s strategy.

PDI 50: Where the capital comes from

As more capital floods into private debt than ever before, Christian Allgeier of First Avenue looks at the reasons behind the increase in LP appetite for the asset class and the new areas of investment.

Varagon hires MD of healthcare origination – exclusive

This is the firm’s fourth hire for the healthcare team in the last two months, while it also recently opened an office in Chicago to assist with the strategy.

Oddo BHF hires Markus Geiger to lead private debt arm

Geiger will lead a team of five debt professionals with an initial focus on senior secured debt.

Vista Equity Partners expands credit branch’s reach and team

The firm has hired a Blackstone GSO alumnus to head growth of the branch, with which it hopes to expand its debt offerings.

Urbanite Capital: the RE debt player with an unorthodox approach

The firm is raising its second real estate debt fund less than a year after closing its first, and won’t be collecting management or performance fees.

Warburg Pincus incubates Asia industry veteran’s real estate credit business

Ex-Forum Partners Asia head Gregory Wells is the Asian real estate beneficiary of the private equity firm’s ‘entrepreneur-in residence’ venture capital program.

Victory Park Capital expands into insurance

The firm hired two people from EquiTrust Life Insurance to start the firm’s expansion into investment options curated for insurance companies.

AllianzGI hires two Abraaj directors for Asian private credit

The new senior hires come as the firm goes about building up its global private debt team.

Angelo Gordon hires originator for European net lease RE strategy

The New York-based firm targets an array of properties for the strategy and has raised almost $1bn.

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