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Report: Bain credit arm set to move Europe HQ to Dublin

The switch from London to Dublin will see the Bain brand extended into Ireland.

BNP Paribas launches European corporate loans fund

European corporate debt is targeted by BNP Paribas Asset Management as default expectations remain low.

Alcentra seeking $300m for third CLO-focused fund

The Bank of New York Mellon credit group’s debut fund focused on CLO mezzanine debt, while the second targeted CLO equity.

NPL sell-off won’t solve bank problems, MEPs told

Forcing banks to sell off their NPLs could worsen their profitability woes, MEPs have been told.

BNP Paribas takes stake in SME lending specialist

Caple has sold a 10% stake to BNP Paribas to expand the capabilities of its loan platform.

Echoes of the crisis

At a recent roundtable, talking points centred around market conditions and preparing for a change in circumstances.

Amundi targets Italian foods with €150m fund

The French asset manager has launched a debt vehicle targeting cured hams and Parmesan cheese.

ICG boosts AUM, looks to deploy dry powder

Intermediate Capital Group is preparing to deploy €5.2bn of capital into a competitive market.

Commission warns ECB on NPL crackdown

European Central Bank plans to tighten up non-performing loan rules could be rolled back due to fears of a fire sale.

The mechanics of mid-market lending

The investment professionals at Twin Brook Capital Partners, which targets transactions involving a financial sponsor, maintain there are many benefits to working with private equity firms.