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Goodhart targets $200m for first minority stakes fund

The investor in boutique fund managers is looking to focus on private markets specialists, including debt managers.

How to deal with diminishing projects in Europe

With new PPP-type infrastructure projects having become ‘scarce’, John Mayhew, head of infrastructure debt at M&G Investments, is originating deals in the secondary market.

Ex banker to boost EQT’s Credit Opportunities team

Suzana Peric has been brought in to assist origination efforts for the strategy, for which a €1.3bn fund was closed at the end of last year.

The ‘snowball effect’ as banks face up to cold climate

Regulatory actions have boosted Europe’s distressed market, with PE-backed deals in the retail sector also creating interest. David Turner examines the opportunity

Incus in ‘one and done’ €500m fundraise – exclusive

The Madrid-headquartered asset-based lender has closed its third fund in around six months and in the absence of a conventional fundraising process.

Ardian on road with fourth debt fund

The fund is the first debt vehicle to launch since Ardian spun out from AXA.

The H1 2018 leveraged loan market in four charts

The leveraged loan market continues to post new issuance numbers at a near-record pace.

Certior raises €51m for first close of SME FoF

The new vehicle will look for primary and co-investment opportunities with funds focused on smaller companies.

Politics poses biggest risk to European credit

Potential crisis around trade, Brexit and Italy’s government could cause trouble for credit markets.

North America rising in real estate debt

Investment opportunities for real estate debt in the US appear to remain strong.

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