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Market mood

Investors remain bullish on private debt.

Unitranche rises in Germany

As debt funds break into the German market, they are working more closely with banks who realise they cannot turn back the tide.

A distressed future

Heavy fundraising in the distressed debt space could tell us about fund managers’ future expectations.

Download: PDI’s 2017 Fundraising Report

Our interactive report on fundraising gives a detailed breakdown of a record breaking year.

Another peak

After a couple of difficult years, CLOs have made a strong comeback.

Challenges ahead

Regulation and fees top investor concerns, but the return of the banks could be the biggest danger of them all.

First timers on the back-burner

LPs intend to back first-time funds in the future – up to now, it’s not been a priority.

Either you do or you don’t

Private debt has less ambivalence than in other asset classes about the desirability of co-investment.

Keeping faith with the old…

Confidence is strong in existing GP relationships

Perfect partners

Sponsored deals are still the dominant form of mid-market private debt fund lending, but non-sponsored growth is matching the general trend.

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