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Eldridge takes ownership of Maranon Capital

The lower mid-market lender will receive additional capital to increase its hold-size and the breadth of its origination capabilities.

KKR raises more than $1.5bn for its latest direct lending vehicle

The fund closed right at its target and plans to lend to US-based, upper mid-market companies.

Activist investor Stilwell puts forward nominees for ABDC board

The activist investor is taking a stand after Alcentra’s mid-market lending vehicle didn’t buy back 10% of its stock in 2018.

WhiteHorse, STRS of Ohio create JV to invest in the mid-market – updated

The two entities created a joint venture with $125m of committed capital with the hope of acquiring additional financing.

Churchill preps two more CLOs as it looks to repeat 2018 fundraises – exclusive

The alternative lender is also back on the road targeting $1.5bn with Fund II, and has held a first close on about half that amount.

IAM closes its latest fund with $653m in committed capital – updated

The mid-market lending firm closed on the highest amount of capital it’s raised to date.
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Muzinich beats target with €706m for pan-European debt

The fund comfortably surpassed its €500m target and will focus on investing in lower mid-market companies.

Churchill raises $2.4bn in 2018

The firm beat its 2017 figure of $1.5bn, its highest achieved up to that point.

2018 in review: Big funds split the market

Despite lower headline numbers, 2018 was a strong fundraising year, with investors increasingly moving towards the biggest funds.

Blue Torch Capital’s debut fund makes headway

The credit opportunities vehicle has a little over $100m to fundraise before hitting its $750m target.

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