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The ‘snowball effect’ as banks face up to cold climate

Regulatory actions have boosted Europe’s distressed market, with PE-backed deals in the retail sector also creating interest. David Turner examines the opportunity

The US private debt market in four charts

Last year was a record-breaker for the industry, but there have been warning signs of a downturn.

The play that might have saved Toys ‘R’ Us

The Bain- and KKR-backed chain hoped a $1bn financing package would revamp customers’ in-store experience. Could it have rescued the retailer?

PSP hires Blair to expand debt team

The Canadian pension fund has rapidly expanded its private debt activities in recent years.

Why has distressed fundraising boomed?

Distressed debt fundraising has fallen back, but 2017 saw unprecedented activity.

The distressed dividend

Analysis of returns on committed capital reveal a strong innings for distressed debt funds.

Distressed & special sits report: Overview

The past year has seen increasing appetite for distressed debt and special situations. PDI considers the factors behind the trend.

Who’s interested in HNA?

Distressed debt managers are shunning single-borrower credit investments as they face challenges in the due diligence process.

Signs of trouble

Increased investment in distressed debt funds could be signs of a troublesome economic environment ahead.

Rajan: India awaiting bankruptcy code outcomes – exclusive

There will be much more of a market for private equity and distressed debt once the country sees more restructurings, the former Governor of Reserve Bank of India, said.

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