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PDI CFOs 2019: 4 takeaways for GPs about LPs

Our second annual PDI CFOs & COOs Forum highlighted high-net-worth individuals getting into the game, side letters and transparency, and more.

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.

‘We’re seeing an inversion of the capital structure’ – ACC head

PDI met up with the head of the Alternative Credit Council, Jiří Krόl, to discuss the latest trends in the industry and the ACC’s work on tackling risk levels and European regulation.

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.

Is there a strong case for litigation funding?

As investors assess lesser-known assets to meet their investment needs, litigation funders are witnessing a surge of interest. But how appealing are the returns, given the risks in this developing market?

Despite wariness over leveraged loans, there is no need for a clampdown on alternative...

As global leveraged loan levels rise, regulators around the world are becoming concerned about a new debt crisis.

AIFMs expect regulatory arbitrage to increase in EU

Addressing differences in the way member states implement rules is likely to be a key part of AIFMD II.

The zombie investments have risen

While many funds wrap up cleanly, a lot don’t, and lenders are left to navigate how to deal with leftover loans and investor commitments.

PODCAST: How to avoid pitfalls in stapled deals

Blue chip managers are using stapled secondaries deals to boost fundraising and provide liquidity to LPs. In this 17-minute podcast, lawyers from Proskauer, Debevoise & Plimpton and MJ Hudson discuss how GPs and LPs should approach this growing transaction type.
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