As investor allocations increasingly come from fixed income pools, YIELCO thinks providing yield will become a bigger focus for funds.
As more limited partners get into the business of deploying capital directly, it’s important to make sure it’s a win-win for both GPs and LPs, Andrew Hedlund writes
Private debt stands to benefit from changes allowing Sweden’s AP funds greater investment flexibility. Kalliope Gourntis of sister title Infrastructure Investor reports
An incoming raft of banking regulations could reduce risk and make the sector more resilient, according to Alcentra managing director Graeme Delaney-Smith
Private debt has been slower than private equity to prioritise sustainability issues, but investors are now making the case that taking them seriously will add value to GP offerings.
When bfinance was hired by the UK’s EAPF to identify ESG-focused debt managers, shortlisted firms needed to evidence a commitment that went beyond merely signing up to PRI.
Why has private debt so far failed to mine the rich seam of non-sponsored deal opportunities?
Mid-market non-sponsored deals continue to entice debt managers to dip their toes, but there is a lack of data and concerns about risk.
The CIO of the world’s largest pension fund, Hiro Mizuno, shares his view on ESG as a way to mitigate external risks.
Ares, Apollo, FS and other BDCs have spent millions since 2011 getting the BDC bill passed.
In a market where they’ve never had it so good, borrowers are able to dictate who loans can and cannot be assigned to – and some investors are finding themselves out in the cold.
What are the big changes in the geopolitical scene that managers and investors should be keeping an eye on? Christopher Smart of Barings analyses the key trends
Mikael Huldt is head of alternative investments at AFA Insurance, the Stockholm-based insurance firm. He tells PDI about the origins of the organisation’s commitment to private debt and how it has evolved since.