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Oaktree takes minority stake in Latin American placement agent

The firm has taken a 20% stake in Singular, which has previously helped it raise more than $750m across eight vehicles.
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Bank pullback is fueling emerging markets direct lending

The strategy has experienced a spike in fundraising, and market players don’t think that will slow down anytime soon.

Jefferies, Stonyrock launch fund of firms partnership

The New York-based investment bank and newly-formed Stonyrock are just the latest entrants into one of alternative asset’s booming sectors: taking non-control positions in private markets managers.

DOWNLOAD: Private debt LPs’ 2019 wish list

LPs plan to maintain their allocations to the asset class and rank a strong GP track record as the most important factor in due diligence.

Darby Latin American private credit vehicle hits $300m hard-cap

The vehicle, managed by Darby Overseas Investments, will be used to invest in mid-market companies with at least some of their revenue in US dollars.

The Latin American private credit market is growing – slowly

Prudential Capital Group and Credit Suisse are setting their sights on the region, but volatility and ‘non-linear’ growth are challenges.

Siguler Guff raises $300m for fund investing in Brazilian legal claims

Much of the total comes from a $100m allocation from the University of Michigan.

Trade financing firm Latitude20 garners $250m investment from Corrum – exclusive

The deal will allow Latitude20 to increase its loan size by $10m.

Specialty lender backs Paraguay agribusiness with $8m loan

Latitude 20 Capital Partners’ Eimaad Ahmed says political and infrastructure conditions in Paraguay have allowed it to take greater advantage of the US-China trade war than its Latin American peers.

responsAbility ag-debt fund secures anchor investment

The development-focused asset manager has clinched a pledge from Kempen Capital for its new fund, which targets up to $300m over the next three years to support ag lending in the developing world.
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