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STATE OF THE DEAL MARKET

State of the deal market

In a borrower-friendly market, managers are under increasing pressure to deploy, credits standards are relaxed and documentation requirements are fewer. The State of the...

OPINION

LPs continue to raise the operational bar

Oklahoma’s TRS is the latest to pay more attention to its GPs’ calculations; more scrutiny should be welcomed.

The GPs that want to see you in court

For distressed debt firms concerned about a lack of dealflow, there’s a simple solution: do litigation funding instead.

Agri lender takes root in CLO market

Japan’s Norinchukin Bank has emerged as an unlikely force in the leveraged loan market, but views vary on the desirability of this development.

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SAID AND DONE

“It had to be a prestigious affiliation from a party willing to pay a fair price to obtain a non-controlling interest in Oaktree that would remain freestanding and autonomous”

Howard Marks, founder of Oaktree, comments on his firm’s deal with Brookfield in the May issue of PDI

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NUMBER OF THE WEEK

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The size of the US leveraged loan market according to a new white paper from Swiss private markets firm Partners Group. The market roughly doubled in size between 2008 and 2018, but there has been similar growth in the corporate bond markets.

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