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When one facility fits all

Umbrella fund finance can provide a simplified approach for managers with multiple strategies.

Why funds are reaching for a finance umbrella

Umbrella fund finance facilities can be a convenient and cost efficient option for managers with a number of strategies under one roof. Leon Stephenson and Alex Griffiths of law firm Reed Smith explain why.

Can you rely on a termsheet?

Lenders may be left compromised when a deal termsheet does not make clear how much control sponsors have over the transfer of payments. Experienced lawyer Stephen Mostyn-Williams of Debt Explained highlights one alarming example.

Triangle Capital undertakes ‘strategic review’

The mid-market lender cut its dividend by 33% and reduced its annual net investment income outlook.

Asia: Investors seek illiquidity premium

Private debt investors are spotting opportunities in Asia-Pacific where distressed and mezzanine strategies are dominant.

Third time’s a charm as Westpac offloads Hastings

The sale allows UK investment firm Northill Capital to gain a foothold in infrastructure, ending a sale process that had been running for almost two years.

CFO survey: Strategy takes centre stage

The pfm/EisnerAmper CFO Survey reveals the extent to which finance chiefs are having to perform tasks outside their traditional areas of expertise.

PDI Global Awards: Let’s hear from you!

It’s that time of the year again, when the spotlight falls upon those perceived to be leading the charge as private debt sees unprecedented growth.

Hedging against big currency swings to gain an advantage

Amid growing competition, the ability of debt funds to manage foreign exchange risks has assumed greater importance, writes Afex's Ashley Hall.

Eaton Partners plants flag in New York

The new office – the placement agent’s ninth globally – will facilitate the firm’s increasing work in the secondaries advisory space.