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Golub Capital Altman Index jumped 21%, and technology earnings soared 54%, compared to 2019.
The Toronto-based firm has attracted $4bn in commitments from more than 50 investors for Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund VI, twice as much as the second-biggest debt fund.
Of the the firm’s 15 NAV loan and preferred equity deals in 2021, 80% were done with top 100 private equity managers by size, says an executive at the lender.
Small companies play a vital role in the economy, but the pandemic has left many struggling financially. Could alternative lenders fill the gaps to support a broad economic recovery? John Bakie investigates
Borrowers are tapping into ample liquidity for acquisitions and developments while lenders are being adequately compensated for risk.
An uneven recovery may lead to a divergence in sector-specific NPL ratios.
Following a turbulent year, investor appetite is back with firms looking to tap into niche and innovative sectors.
European private debt remains resilient while investors prioritise differentiated strategies.

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