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Why systems need a reboot

As firms begin to adopt more technology in their investment processes, a lack of integration could hinder LPs rather than help. Rebecca Szkutak reports

PDI Seoul Forum: Europe’s legal progress encourages Asian LPs

Laws within the continental mainland have caught up with the more creditor-friendly regimes in the US and UK, a development that could comfort LPs committing to European direct lending.

Varagon hires MD of healthcare origination – exclusive

This is the firm’s fourth hire for the healthcare team in the last two months, while it also recently opened an office in Chicago to assist with the strategy.

Oddo BHF hires Markus Geiger to lead private debt arm

Geiger will lead a team of five debt professionals with an initial focus on senior secured debt.

How the IPEV is moving private debt valuation forward

Guidelines for valuing private debt portfolios will provide a comprehensive framework to improve valuations and governance, according to FVC's Tim Mortimer.

Why managers are becoming targets

Raising money for their funds is always on the mind of private markets managers, but they should not ignore the need to finance their own business growth. John Bakie speaks to a specialist in the field

Latest AnaCap credit fund reaches €600m – exclusive

The credit opportunities vehicle, which was launched in the summer, is aiming for around €750m in total.

The heat is on to tackle climate change

With the help of third parties, private debt firms are beginning to rise to the challenge of addressing ESG issues, says Coralie de Maesschalck of Kartesia.

There are bargains to be had in private debt

Fees charged by managers have been falling steadily, but LPs hoping to strike even tougher deals may be in luck.

Warburg Pincus incubates Asia industry veteran’s real estate credit business

Ex-Forum Partners Asia head Gregory Wells is the Asian real estate beneficiary of the private equity firm’s ‘entrepreneur-in residence’ venture capital program.

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