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SCOR teams with LBO France on €300m fund

Paris-based SCOR Investment Partners has linked up with the private equity firm to provide European mid-market loans.

Apollo’s CFO on its record-breaking fundraise

Martin Kelly reveals the inside story of Apollo Investment Fund IX which made history when it closed just shy of $25bn.

Download: PDI’s 2017 Fundraising Report

Our interactive report on fundraising gives a detailed breakdown of a record breaking year.

Orion raises over $2bn for its global mine finance fund

The specialty financer closed its second global debt fund amid a five-year down-cycle in the mining sector where companies still have tight cashflows.

Download: PDI’s analysis of a record-breaking year

From average fund sizes to investor strategies, take an expert tour of the data underlying a record-breaking 2017.

BNP Paribas launches infra debt fund

A new vehicle will extend BNP Paribas Asset Management’s reach into infrastructure debt provision as part of its rapid expansion in private credit.

BNP Paribas AM hits first close on €1bn debt fund

The French asset manager, which is closing in on its first lending deals, will write senior loans on core, core-plus and value-add properties across continental Europe.

Dignari Capital raises $262m for its second China fund

The Hong Kong-based credit manager is targeting to raise $500m for its second China-focused special situation fund.

Apollo confirms hybrid debt fund as credit revenues soar

Following a successful year for credit returns, Apollo Global Management is planning a hybrid debt and equity vehicle for 2018.

How fundraising is affected by Brexit

With delegation rules a hot topic and the possibility of some investment being withdrawn from UK-focused funds, Brexit is already having an impact. Samuel Brooks of Macfarlanes explores some of the key issues.