October 2017 Issue

    Month: October
    Year: 2017

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    The future of private debt: Industry perspectives

    From dry powder to disruptive technologies, our panel of industry experts share their thoughts on the issues that will shape the future of private debt.

    The future of private debt: Eaton Partners on the evolution of debt

    Private credit is not only a large and growing asset class, but encompasses new asset types, formats and investment vehicles, offering LPs a greater range of investment opportunities, writes Jeff Davis, a partner at placement agent Eaton Partners.

    The future of debt: Alcentra on multi-strategy portfolios

    Multi-strategy credit portfolios are becoming a popular, and more liquid, alternative for investors unwilling to lock up capital for years at a time. Alcentra’s Global CIO Paul Hatfield spoke to PDI about these products.

    The future of private debt: IAM's outlook on the asset class

    As private debt matures we find an asset class that is in rude health, but this growth has not come without potential pitfalls. President Philip Robson and CIO Theresa Shutt from Integrated Asset Management give their outlook.

    The future of private debt: Hybrid strategies

    More managers are going further down the capital structure in the search for yield. Does the strategy have broader appeal or will it remain a niche play?

    The future of private debt: Virtus on data regulation

    Data regulation and cloud computing are two major trends that will impact private debt funds in the coming years. Dermot Caden, senior director at Virtus, explains the key developments.  

    The future of private debt: Marketplace lending

    The internet is unlocking new and disruptive ways for debt investors to access untapped areas. We explore what UK marketplace lenders can offer.

    The future of private debt: Aviva on Europe's emerging trends

    Growing demand for European private debt is creating new opportunities for managers, but effective deployment requires flexibility. Barry Fowler, managing director, alternative income solutions, at Aviva Investors, talks to PDI about the region’s emerging trends.

    The future of private debt: 5 trends to look out for

    The only constant is change and private debt is no exception. We look at the factors that will shape the future of the asset class.