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‘We had no idea we were doing private debt’

He tells PDI how a firm viewed as a pioneer of private debt in Central and Eastern Europe came into the asset class almost by accident.

Are deals in a downturn?

The number of deals being done in Europe has declined from last year’s high.

European reforms could spur lending

An incoming raft of banking regulations could reduce risk and make the sector more resilient, according to Alcentra managing director Graeme Delaney-Smith

Apollo debuts debt-equity vehicle focused on Europe, North America

The fund would invest in senior and subordinated debt along with structured equity and non-control positions in financially troubled companies.

Dai-ichi Life commits €80m to M&G’s infra debt fund

The Japanese insurer has emerged as an anchor investor in M&G’s European infrastructure debt fund as the UK asset manager looks to raise €286m from Asian LPs.

The no-panic approach to GDPR

Complying with the EU’s new data protection regime is a marathon, not a sprint, writes Claire Coe Smith

European expansion

Every European market has seen deal activity grow over the past two years.

European deals advance

Deal numbers are up across Europe.

European deal volume up 50% in Q4 2017 – report

Strong lending in the final two quarters of 2017 saw record levels of European deal activity.

EU to encourage secondary market for NPLs

A Europe-wide secondary market is seen as a key part of helping banks deal with their NPL woes.

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