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The initial fundraising target is in the range of $300m to $500m and will target mid-market companies.
Andrew Lockhart of Metrics Credit Partners and Kelly Morton of Skye Capital Advisory discuss what's happened to portfolio companies and deal pipelines since the March meltdown, and what the implications are of public relief funds for mid-market lenders.
The New York-headquartered investment firm has made two senior hires to push through private debt investments in the region.
The investment unit is building its credit exposure to the Asia-Pacific region by deploying proprietary capital and expanding staff numbers.
The credit manager is being supported by LP re-ups as it returns to fundraising mode despite challenging conditions amid the pandemic.
Metrics Credit Partners’ managing partner Andrew Lockhart tells PDI what direct lenders are doing now to minimise the covid-19 fallout in investment portfolios.
Australia, farm, windmill
Oxley Capital Partners founder Ben Craw says new opportunities are emerging as covid-19 disruption plays out.
The firm, known for its private equity investments, is now entering into speciality finance through its newly built structured credit team.
The latest of its direct lending fund series, launched late last year, aims at an increasing opportunity in the small and mid-sized end of the market in Asia-Pacific.
Temporary protections will aim to curb rising bankruptcies of individuals and businesses that have been hit by coronavirus disruption.

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