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Owl Rock to target tech, life science companies with new BDC

The firm’s flagship mid-market lending vehicle currently has around 5% of its investments in technology.

Golub to ‘expand firm’s capabilities’ with Dyal investment proceeds

Private markets managers often use the capital garnered from selling minority stakes.

Financing the Mittelstand – whose role is it anyway?

With over 1,000 local banks, Germany has been a tough market for debt funds to crack, but partnerships offer a way forward.

Concern over EBITDA multiples

Highly leveraged deals have rapidly increased in number, and investors should be concerned.

Debt funds make big advance in German mid-market

The country is embracing non-banks, with fund managers taking a 48% market share in the first half of this year according to a new survey.

Monroe rounds up $560m for third direct lending vehicle

The alternative lender expects to reach a final close in the fourth quarter.

BlackRock closes European mid-market fund at €1.1bn

The asset manager has beaten its initial target for its first venture into European mid-market lending.

Madison expects $1.5bn raise by year end as Taylor becomes CEO – exclusive

The firm’s new chief executive, a longtime Madison veteran, plans on investing in its infrastructure.

IPRS commits $300m to HPS and Carlyle – exclusive

The Indiana pension, which has a long history of credit investing, is boosting its exposure to senior debt.

Twin Brook moves toward first close on $2bn fund – exclusive

The lower mid-market credit manager is back on the road less than a year after it wrapped up its second fund.

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