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Danish pension puts debt and equity together

John Bakie looks at how PensionDanmark is merging its private debt and alternatives teams under the leadership of Kim Nielsen to better target opportunities across the capital structure.

Credit fundraising for Ares driven by CLO activity

The firm pushed its AUM up to $136.7bn on the back of another quarter of robust fundraising.

Apollo converts to C-corp as it passes $300bn AUM mark

The firm is the latest in a string of private market money managers to make the change, citing an expected increase in its share liquidity.

Pemberton raises €1bn for its strategic credit opportunities vehicle

The vehicle will be targeting European mid-market companies that have between €10m and €100m in EBITDA.

Fork in the road for the mid-market

In response to investor demand and increasing competition, mid-market debt has grown well beyond its traditional definitions in both Europe and the US.

Behind the allure of mid-market debt

Macroeconomic concerns and the need for diversification have driven investor interest in mid-market private debt. But how safe are these allocations?

7 mid-market debt trends to watch

Nearly a decade on from the last financial crisis, private debt is now facing a new era of growth. Rebecca Hampson offers insight on the key mid-market trends driving the asset class.

VIDEO: Meet the most influential: Symon Drake-Brockman, wannabe Arctic explorer

Pemberton's Symon-Drake Brockman names Greenland as one of his bucket list travel destinations in our latest conversation with some of the asset class's leading figures.

KKR posts 7% gross alternative credit returns in Q1

The private equity firm considers special situations, direct lending and mezzanine to be its core alternative credit strategies.

Goldman insurance survey latest to show LPs’ drift to private debt

Real asset debt and corporate loans were among the favourites of insurers, outpacing real asset equity strategies, hedge funds and public securities for planned allocation increases.

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