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Adams Street looks to add BDC to credit product suite

The private equity firm launched its private debt arm in 2016 and has so far raised over $500 million for its closed-end fund.

Why investors may be living in ignorance

Terminology around senior loans has become increasingly obscure. Consequently, there are calls for it to be standardised, finds David Turner

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.

Asian investors spot anomalies in leveraged lending

Buyers are demanding higher-rated tranches in response to what they see as a lack of liquidity in the leveraged loan markets.

Alantra raises €150m for second debt fund

The firm has increased its fundraising target owing to investor demand and a strong pipeline of potential deals.

Hermes hires Spitzkopf to private debt team

Hermes latest hire will expand its expertise in the German loan market as it seeks to grow its business in continental Europe.

DOWNLOAD: Fundraising hits four-year low

Fundraising eased off last year as concerns about the global economy grew. Find out all the details in our interactive report.

2018 in review: Big funds split the market

Despite lower headline numbers, 2018 was a strong fundraising year, with investors increasingly moving towards the biggest funds.

Amundi closes senior debt fund on €880m

The senior vehicle is the asset manager’s largest to date and has already made 15 investments.

ADM Capital garners $178m for Asia lending fund II

The firm’s investor base includes the IFC and Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

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