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Oaktree surpasses $1.75bn target for second RE debt fund

The alternative asset management behemoth has exceeded its fundraising goal by almost $450m.

Recruitment: Fishing in the same pool

Lorianne Burge, a consultant in the debt finance and structured finance team at London-based executive recruitment and search business Walker Hamill, says private debt, private equity and fintech firms are often going after the same talent.

CVC and EQT back second round of sponsorless funding for Paymentsense

The card services provider has received a second injection of cash after a year of strong growth.

ICG seventh subordinated debt fund oversubscribed – exclusive

The London-based manager has a stated goal of €4bn, the largest fund in its series to date.

Amundi launches €300m fund backing LBOs

The French asset manager aims to tackle larger loans and buyout opportunities with its first debt fund launch of the year.

European expansion

Every European market has seen deal activity grow over the past two years.

Octopus corrals £230m for short-term loan strategy – Exclusive

The specialist lender is targeting double-digit returns in the UK bridge finance market.

Tikehau agrees €150m senior-stretch for JJA deal

The financing will help the household products provider to expand its operations internationally.

Rantum raises €300m for German Mittelstand loans

The fund manager has raised more than double its first fund to invest exclusively in the German mid-market.

Apathy in the UK

Is the UK losing its sheen?

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