Investment professionals that manage a hedge fund of funds on behalf of North Carolina have made several significant contributions to State Treasurer Janet Cowell’s re-election campaign. Does this create a conflict of interest?
PDI gathered four experts to discuss the UK’s role in the development of private debt in the wider European region, and found a genuine mix of optimism and concern about the key role debt is playing in the economic recovery. Oliver Smiddy reports.
As a distressed firm, Chicago-based Victory Park Capital timed its launch in 2007 to perfection. But with the economy improving and the number of distressed opportunities falling, how will the firm map its future? Sam Sutton sat down with VPC to find out.
Sponsors are increasingly looking to explore exit options in a staggered, three-part manner. And private debt funds have an important part to play in the second stage, refinancing, according to EY’s Bridget Walsh and Greg Moreton.
As you read this, the curtain might just have come down on a seemingly interminable restructuring saga. Anna Devine examines why the fourth proposal to restructure UK pub company Punch Taverns is poised to succeed where previous efforts have failed.