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European private credit converges with the US…to a degree

The region's direct lending market has grown over recent years, but the structures that prevail retain a distinctive character when compared with the US.

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.

Muzinich & Co launches ELTIF vehicle aimed at retail investors

The European long-term investment fund will offer income investors access to liquid and private debt opportunities.

Investcorp brings on former Medley exec to lead US credit operations

Jim Feeley, who also founded multiple firms in the 2000s, will fill the shoes of John Fraser, a holdover from the Investcorp’s 2017 acquisition of a UK-based credit manager.
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How the EU should seek to level the rules

With Brexit and European elections due to be over in the coming months, legislators will be looking again at Brussels’ regulatory agenda, and private credit managers are urging them to break down barriers. By John Bakie

European private debt deals grow 9% in 2018

Deal growth has remained healthy as record fundraising in 2017 has created pressure to deploy funds.

Brookfield’s union with Oaktree: GDAM, they want credit

With the addition of Oaktree, a respected credit business, Brookfield has shown how debt investing has risen to prominence post-global financial crisis and become crucial for being a global diversified asset manager.

Gender diversity: ‘A complex business issue’, not an ‘aspirational target’

More action is needed to retain and promote women and to put them in the C-suite and cadre of decision makers. PDI sought out disparate viewpoints in the industry on how to make it happen, and here’s what we found.

BNP AM begins ‘natural next step’ with €2bn infra debt Korean partnership

The expansion into junior debt by the French group could lead to the launch of a dedicated fund in the near future.

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