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What to do amid ’signs of stress’

Company weaknesses are beginning to be exposed in Europe, so how private debt managers position themselves to take advantage is crucial. PDI discusses key market themes with three senior partners from EQT Credit.

A coming of age story

Stephen McKenna, co-head, private debt and capital markets at SANNE, digests some of the biggest developments in 2018 for a maturing private debt industry and what they might mean for the fund services sector in 2019.

How to keep ahead of the game

As we near the end of the current cycle, the maturing private debt industry hits a crucial stage in its evolution. Cesar Estrada, State Street’s head of product management for private equity and real assets fund services, explains how fund services will play a part.
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VIDEO: ‘Cautiously optimistic’ is the outlook for 2019

Today’s unique market dynamics will result in opportunities in a downturn for credit managers that prudently manage investors’ capital in boon times.

VIDEO: Making sure your deals are healthy

The healthcare sector has been attractive to mid-market lenders and PE sponsors for years. The way transactions are done keeps evolving, but the potential regulatory risk remains, says Twin Brook's Faraaz Kamron.

VIDEO: Arranging the relationships

When a private credit manager is the lead arranger in a transaction, it gives the firm a level of control and compensation it would otherwise not receive, Garrett Ryan, a partner and head of capital markets at Twin Brook Capital Partners, says.

How economies of scale play into Europe’s debt market

As the PDI 50 reveals, competition at the top has never been tougher. Graeme Delaney-Smith of Alcentra,offers insight into the current state of Europe’s deal market.

VIDEO: Speciality verticals make a difference

Developing an expertise can help a firm limit competition for dealflow and land a place on the private equity community’s lender speed dial, according to Twin Brook co-managing partner Trevor Clark.

Brown Brothers Harriman on the benefits of breaking formation

As the European market matures, managers must think outside the box to expand their horizons. Andrew Ritchie explains the risks and rewards of diversifying.

Strategies for a shrinking planet

Market consolidations, technological innovation and evolving strategies are changing the way fund administrators work, explains Stephen McKenna, co-head of private debt and capital markets in EMEA, SANNE.

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