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Proposed SEC rule would ease 3% cap on BDCs holding stock in other BDCs

The rule also brushes upon the acquired fund fees and expenses disclosure, which some say limits some institutional investors from investing in business development companies.

Private debt plays it safe

European private credit managers are not excessive risk takers according to new research.

Less harmony, more precision – the appeal to Europe’s rule-makers

Further pan-regional regulation of non-bank lending is unnecessary, a new white paper argues. It’s time to look at the smaller picture within individual member states.

ACC asks policymakers to focus on ‘quirks’ in European regulation

Cleaning up existing regulatory differences around Europe should be prioritised over sweeping changes, according to a new paper.

Private debt ‘helps smooth out credit cycles’

An academic paper says alternative credit could reduce the length and severity of economic downturns.

What the future may hold for lenders

With so many variables and potential outcomes, planning ahead is a challenge. Looking in its crystal ball, PDI ponders some of the headlines that might be on the horizon.

Five future private debt trends

The market remains strong, but the peak has passed. So what happens next? PDI looks at some of the key themes for the future of the asset class.

How the largest BDCs are approaching the increased 2:1 debt-to-equity leverage

More BDCs have laid out plans to ask shareholders to increase their borrowing capacity.

Ares to complete legal C-corp switch by year-end

The move will simplify tax reporting requirements and could see it list on other stock exchanges and further boost its investor base.

Oaktree, EnCap, Sofinnova under fire for campaign contributions

The three firms, without denying or admitting the SEC's findings, will make settlements totaling $720,000.

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