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David Golub, president of Golub Capital, says he is very proud of the way his firm has risen to the challenge of covid-19.
Private debt managers need to integrate ESG principles into every stage of their decision-making process, say Antares Capital’s Shannon Fritz and Vivek Mathew.
The asset class has historically lagged others but is catching up fast, says Allison Spector, director of sustainability at Nuveen.
As sustainability moves up the agenda, private debt funds can help build a collective approach to ESG issues from institutional investor level through to portfolio practices, says Sonia Rocher, managing director in BlackRock’s European private credit group.
For debt funds with more limited access to managers, leveraging influence at the due diligence stage is critical to responsible investing, says Coralie De Maesschalck, head of portfolio and ESG at Kartesia.
Putting ESG at the heart of decision-making leads to better credit selection and higher returns, argue Theresa Shutt, CIO, and Paul Colatrella, managing director of infrastructure debt, at Fiera Private Debt.
Covid-19 has presented the private debt market with both challenges and opportunities. William Brady, Mei Lian, Luke McDougall, Diala Minott and Jennifer Yount of Paul Hastings assess some of the major developments.
Fund managers and investors are working together to ensure that responsible investment is moving up the private debt agenda, say Bridgepoint Credit’s Alex Hökfelt and Cathy Wang.
Cover of PDI's Responsible Investing supplement
In the magazine: Why due diligence matters more than ever; How funds are focusing on ESG; Interviews with BlackRock, Kartesia, Antares Capital, Fiera Private Debt, Nuveen and Bridgepoint Capital. Plus much more…
Distressed and special situations have been the focus of Asia-Pacific private debt markets, but Brian Dillard of KKR highlights an opportunity to back a wider universe of companies.

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