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Five reasons why diversity can create value in private debt

Putting diversity at the heart of recruitment when building an asset management business can have many benefits, asserts banking and investment professional Gabriella Kindert.

How the UK can still exert influence in Europe

The European Parliament has approved changes to the pre-marketing of alternatives funds that should make the process easier across the continent.

Regulators and the asset class need to talk more

The spotlight is intensifying as private debt’s role in the stability of the financial system is questioned – and misunderstandings needs to be addressed.

The legal advice that’s not wanted

Although unfavourable deal terms have been in the spotlight, they are not the only cause for resentment among lenders in today’s market.

What you should know about leveraged loans

It’s a market that’s attracting a lot of attention, for better or – mostly – worse. We attended an S&P event to hear about the latest trends.

Managers ‘should not have a free lottery ticket’

Four investors exchanged frank views about various aspects of private debt fees at a recent roundtable, with hurdle rates a lively discussion point.

All is calm, but it’s time to stay alert

Many in private markets seem content with market conditions, but it wouldn’t take much for a temporary wobble to become a longer-lasting problem.

Make way for the evergreen revolution

Demand for private debt is growing from the likes of mutual funds and retail investors, which need an alternative to closed-end funds.

Why the edges of asset allocation are becoming blurred

There has been a clear trend for limited partners to create specialised buckets for their private debt allocations. So what lies behind PensionDanmark’s reverse manoeuvre?

The regulation blocking a windfall

Canada’s Northleaf is raising an evergreen senior debt vehicle that has attracted the country’s mutual funds, providing a glimpse of what life for US managers could look like if a key rule were rolled back.
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