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Report: Asia-focused fundraising tells a special story

Special situations strategies have garnered over $7bn since 2013, EMPEA reveals.

Private debt firms expect deal boom as competition heats up – report

Investors are bullish about deal activity, but increased competition has fuelled concerns about covenants and EBITDA multiples.

Cliffwater identifies European direct lending risks

The region’s market share will continue to grow, but currency concerns are among the red flags that investors should consider, says a new report.

M&A deal volume decline hurts private debt

Despite the recovery of M&A deal value over the last six months, the lack of activity in the mid-market is a negative for private debt providers.

European defaults set to remain at 2%

Research shows the region’s corporate debt instruments remaining robust throughout the rest of the year.

Leveraged loans climb to highest quarterly total since crisis

Total leveraged loan totals reached €50.8bn in Q1, according to an AFME report, with the majority taking a first lien position.

Report: Private debt fees on the slide

Fees for private debt funds, especially in Europe, have compressed as competition in the space has increased.

Fundraising bounces back in Q1 – exclusive

PDI figures show that $30.5bn was raised across 30 funds, which puts the market on track to beat the 2015 total.

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