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Kartesia provides €76m for Spanish refinancing

The refinancing will help Fertiberia to expand in Europe and develop more environmentally friendly products.

Houlihan Lokey launches new syndication business with former GE Capital MDs

The investment bank has teamed up with HPS Investment Partners to underwrite syndication cheques up to $1bn.

Structured equity offers path to safer late cycle financing

Debt managers are moving down the capital structure to enhance risk-adjusted returns, while private equity players move up to protect risk.

Twin Brook supports recap of infant helmet maker

The healthcare specialist purchased the portfolio company from Cortec Group last year.

Apera backs recap of Boards&More – exclusive

Unitranche and super senior facilities will back the further growth of the sports equipment provider.

The case for covenant-lite

Are fears of a lack of red flags in deal structures overblown? There’s little doubt what equity providers think, but some lenders believe the same.

Permira refinances German digital consultancy

Refinancing of digital agency will help fund its growth strategy.

Park Square JV refinances CVC-backed software firm

The refinancing marks the third investment from a €3bn joint venture with Japanese bank SMBC.

Unitranche drives growth in European mid-market

Having slowed down a little in 2016, unitranche financings for European mid-cap firms shot up by 75% last year as Germany set new records.

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.

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