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POBA to add to US lending strategy

The Korean pension fund has put out an RFP to hire private debt managers for US direct lending mandates.

ICG boosts AUM, looks to deploy dry powder

Intermediate Capital Group is preparing to deploy €5.2bn of capital into a competitive market.

NXT Capital locks down largest fundraise yet

Senior Loan Fund V is levered with a credit facility provided by Wells Fargo Bank.

Crestline clears $1.25bn target for Fund III

The capital will go toward both performing and distressed credit. 

Genda’s new debt shop seeks $750m – exclusive

The new firm, led by the founder of Cerberus Capital Management's mid-market lending group, has made several hires since its launch, including a CFO.

Certior sets €300m hard cap for Fund II

The Helsinki-based SME direct lending fund of funds manager believes it can continue delivering a net return of around 10%.

Solar buys ABL lender for $51m

 The BDC previously acquired another ABL lender, focused on healthcare, in September 2013.

Erik Falk’s sweet home Chicago

Former KKR executive Erik Falk’s move to Evanston, Illinois-based Magnetar could mean a new chapter for the hedge fund.

Kartesia beats previous fundraise by 70%

The London-based fund manager has posted a final close for its fourth fund on €870m, compared with fund three’s €506m.

First Eagle to purchase NewStar, GSO to buy $2.4bn portfolio

The merger and portfolio sale follow an effort by NewStar to turn itself into an asset management firm.