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It was widely predicted that the market downturn would profoundly alter behaviour in leveraged finance, but then along came EBITDAC as a reminder of the past.
In common with all parts of the world, emerging markets are having to take stock of a major health and economic crisis. But the rationale for non-bank finance is continuing to grow and returns can be attractive. Andy Thomson reports
As an example of the practice surfaces, an industry body is warning other companies not to use the covid-19 outbreak as an excuse to try and raise additional finance through flexible documentation.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruption to fundraising plans and changes in investment focus.
Businesses are functioning very differently in the wake of the outbreak. George Ralph of RFA sees some of these changes as permanent and desirable.
These two strategies are the only alternative asset classes in which interest grew compared with last year, according to a report by Probitas Partners.
January and February activity helped transaction numbers hold up in Q1, but the coronavirus pandemic is expected to limit dealflow in Q2.
In the face of a crisis, GPs need to keep cool heads. Howard Beber, Chip Parsons and Ashley Sun of Proskauer outline what managers’ key priorities should be today
The covid-19 crisis is prompting portfolio re-evaluations and alternative assets are of particular interest, according to a bfinance report.
In the third of our series, we asked three market professionals for their thoughts as coronavirus continues to make its impact felt in the private debt market.

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