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Lone Star closes on more than $8.2bn for its latest fund

The vehicle is the firm’s largest fundraise yet and will focus on a combination of debt and equity strategies.

TCW raising its seventh direct lending vehicle

The fund will operate as a business development company and is targeting $2.5bn.

Ares posts double-digit direct lending returns for 2018

The firm raised almost $32bn for its credit strategies, with leverage facilities included, the bulk of which came from Ares Capital Europe IV.

HPS targets $5bn first close for latest mezz fund – exclusive

Mezzanine debt funds were the most popular private credit strategy in 2018, collecting more than $50bn, according to PDI data.

Nassau RE to expand credit and CLO businesses

The asset manager created a new credit vehicle to focus on CLOs and plans to add more real estate debt offerings.

Q4 volatility ‘another tantrum’ rather than start of a downturn: Golub

The firm’s new investments were still tilted toward unitranche loans, but senior secured loans made up a larger share than in the third-calendar quarter.

Antares founding partner leaves firm – exclusive

Eric Hansen’s departure late last year followed that of Chet Zara, another senior-level investment professional who left last February.

AINV posts NII losses as it continues pivot toward core assets

Apollo’s BDC saw a NII loss of 1.9% in the fourth quarter, but was able to decrease its non-core assets to 16.7% of the portfolio.

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.

New Energy Capital closes second debt fund on $500m

The firm said every investor from its first North American clean energy credit vehicle participated in the latest fundraising.

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