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How direct lending’s growth is changing returns

Jess Larsen of FIRSTavenue charts the evolution from ‘idiosyncratic alpha’ to cost-efficient beta, and the impact this is having on fees

How direct lending’s growth is changing returns

Jess Larsen of FIRSTavenue charts the evolution from ‘idiosyncratic alpha’ to cost-efficient beta, and the impact this is having on fees

State of the market

Private credit has come a long way in a short space of time. But how are increasing fund sizes, more flexible terms and the prospect of a more difficult economic environment shaping the way managers are approaching the market?

How funds’ increasing firepower has transformed the European market

Amid record levels of fundraising and an evolving deal market, Proskauer partners Alex Griffith, Faisal Ramzan and Ben Davis examine how private debt's role is shifting on the continent.

Technology: the great enabler

Technology businesses are increasingly offering attractive opportunities to private debt investors with the right experience and specialist knowledge. We speak to Jim Miller, a partner with global alternative asset manager Ares Management.

How funds’ increasing firepower has transformed the European market

Amid record levels of fundraising and an evolving deal market, Proskauer partners Alex Griffith, Faisal Ramzan and Ben Davis examine how private debt's role is shifting on the continent.

How private debt can plug the credit gap for emerging market SMEs

Private debt could help jumpstart economies where public capital markets have failed.

5 questions LPs in debt funds must ask about deal structuring

With corporate debt levels coming under scrutiny and worries of a global slowdown growing, private debt investors need to know where to look for risks.

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