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Time to join the march of the robots

Private debt managers need to accelerate their take-up of new technologies to avoid becoming yesterday’s news.

A bit of stress would do no harm

If the cycle is about to turn, it would not come as an unwelcome development to some investors.

WATCH: ‘Beware leverage deep in the structure’

Increased leverage deep in the capital structure will cause problems for those firms unable to fix problems, maintains GSO's Dwight Scott in this video shot at the PDI New York Forum.

WATCH: The asset class’s deepest concerns revealed

Leverage, pricing, yield and documentation were among the issues haunting delegates at our New York Forum, as discussed in this two-minute video.

A difficult pitch, but Europe needs US investors

Europe’s GPs are hungry for capital, and US LPs have plenty to commit. But bringing them together means overcoming concerns about the way disparate regimes operate.

Rattner: ‘I worry about a trade war’

Inflationary pressures and deal structures are among the other things that the former Obama administration adviser thinks could derail the long recovery. We bring you the transcript from his Q&A with Churchill’s Randy Schwimmer at the PDI New York Forum.

Time to start contemplating tomorrow’s nightmare

It’s pointless guessing when the benign credit cycle will end, according to those on stage at our New York Forum – but it’s imperative to be prepared.

WATCH: Rattner on why credit markets are ‘a bit scary’

The former leader of the Obama administration's auto industry restructuring told PDI at our New York Forum about his fears for the economy and credit markets.

How the GFC changed private debt

Managers now have useful data to avoid replicating past mistakes. But some lessons may not have been learned.

Why a battle over terms may be a phoney war

Investors in syndicated loans are winning concessions from borrowers, but it’s too early to say the balance of power has decisively shifted.

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