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The direct lending market was catalysed by banks’ withdrawal from mid-market corporate lending, and many are predicting that private credit firms in asset-based finance will be boosted in a similar way.
Some observations we heard from the direct lending market during PDI's New York forum in September.
There is the same kind of dislocation in the market that enabled Canada’s PSP to make high returning investments when it first launched into private debt.
Three high-profile keynote speakers revealed their concerns and expectations for private debt at the PDI New York Forum.
The alternative asset behemoth is well positioned for a downturn as it monitors portfolio liquidity and credit lines, the firm’s co-president said.
Top executives including Howard Marks and James Zelter expressed concern at last week's PDI Forum about political change and the risk of private equity being ‘squashed’.
Portfolios are strong, but political uncertainty and originating good deals pose risks for private debt providers.
Three leading asset class professionals will be giving their insights into key market themes on the opening day of our event in Munich.
PDI dishes out key takeaways from day two of its London conference, from differing regional approaches to club deals to appetite for growth debt.
Lending to developing business at high rates of return is set to become a major part of the private debt landscape.
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