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Direct lending to return almost 7% over next decade: report

The annual asset allocation study showed only a 0.1% year-on-year drop in its 10-year return projections.

Banner year for US leveraged loans, but structural challenges ahead

Leverage is creeping up in large-cap leverage buyouts, riskier credits are being issued and prospects for strong recoveries are dwindling.

Private debt: Star performer or laggard?

Confidence in prospects is high, but up to now investors have been more impressed with what other alternative asset classes have delivered.

Performance laggard

Despite its growing popularity, private debt is seen as being behind in the returns race.

2017 awards: Final call to action!

With the poll closing at midnight tonight PST, you have one last chance to make your votes count.

PDI awards: Just a few days left to vote!

At the end of this week, the curtains will close on our 2017 awards process. Act now to make sure your views count.

‘Tis the season to be voting

But whether credit professionals will be jolly depends on coming first in any of our 47 annual awards categories.

New credit head as PPF continues in-house push

Purna Bhudia has joined the UK’s Pension Protection Fund as part of its move to insource more of its investment management activities.

Investing in Chinese illiquid credit amid liquidity concerns

BlackRock and Natixis have made liquidity issues a talking point as more investors commit to illiquid credit for higher yields.

PDI 2017 awards: Up and running!

Last year you voted in your thousands. This year, we are hoping the eventual tally will be even larger as we launch our biggest-ever PDI awards. See here to get going in our survey – it won’t take long to complete. Twelve months ago, we raised the number of categories by four from 39 to […]