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Bain Capital BDC files for IPO

Bain Capital Specialty Finance , which has more than $1.2bn in assets, is set to list on the NYSE.

Golub raising 12th direct lending fund

The alternative lender pulled in $2.63bn for its previous vehicle.

CVC targets at least $500m for initial US direct lending pooled fund – exclusive

The firm gained North American exposure with the acquisition of Northport Capital.

Ex banker to boost EQT’s Credit Opportunities team

Suzana Peric has been brought in to assist origination efforts for the strategy, for which a €1.3bn fund was closed at the end of last year.

Reasons to be worried about mid-market funds

Despite booming popularity of funds in the segment, Pete Drewienkiewicz of investment consultancy Redington says they can carry hidden risks that investors need to be aware of. By John Bakie

DOWNLOAD: Has the US market peaked?

Mid-market fundraising has fallen back in 2018 while large and multi-regional funds pick up the pace.

Mid-market gives lenders reason for optimism

The challenges are revenue growth and productivity.

Minority stakes: The lighter side of cannibalism

More US private fund managers are taking minority stakes in their industry peers and there are benefits for buyer and seller alike.

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