Former BlueBay partner establishes direct lending firm after key hires1 month ago
The former head of German direct lending at BlueBay has launched a new firm with backing form a German private equity firm. He has hired former Barings and Park Square officials to support his new business
Mid-market lender Fifth Street shifts to special situations after big losses1 month ago
After sustaining heavy credit losses, Fifth Street has signalled a change in investment strategy for its biggest public investment vehicle
Carlyle eyes growth in CLOs and direct lending after Claren Road sale1 month ago
Carlyle Group has confirmed the sale of its 63% stake in credit hedge fund manager Claren Road Asset Management back to the founders of the firm
Investors to learn how direct lenders are fending off the bank squeeze1 month ago
Investors in the burgeoning European direct lending space will gain insights into important trends in mid market lending at next week's Creditflux Direct Lending conference
Pimco to "do what banks can't do" with multi-billion dollar credit fund1 month ago
Pimco is in the market with a new private credit fund, which could potentially exceed $5 billion, according to market sources
Beechbrook raises £150 million lending fund and plans new Manchester office1 month ago
Beechbrook has held a final close on its UK direct lending fund at £150 million ($190 million), according to an announcement today. The London-based firm is also opening an office in the north west of England
Constitution Capital announces expansion into mid-market credit1 month ago
Boston-headquartered private equity firm Constitution Capital Partners has announced the launch of a new credit business.
Guggenheim grows direct lending business to $4.7 billion in 20161 month ago
Guggenheim Investments originated a total of $4.7 billion globally in its direct lending business in 2016
Private debt manager Crayhill earns up to $150 million from US pension fund1 month ago
Private debt manager Crayhill Capital has been awarded up to $150 million
Backers sell credit manager Hayfin to (another) Canadian pension fund1 month ago
British Columbia Investment Management will put significant capital into funds managed by the London-based firm
Private equity firm eyes credit specialist for rumoured direct lending push1 month ago
A private equity firm is rumoured to be targeting Europe’s direct lending market.
Credit Suisse signs $3 billion direct lending JV with UK pension giant1 month ago
Credit Suisse has signed a partnership with Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), one of the UK’s largest pension funds, to provide financing to direct lending fund managers
HIG announces senior direct lending hire in London1 month ago
HIG Capital has announced that it has hired direct lending specialist Ken Borton to its London office
Silver Point puts together $1 billion middle-market credit fund1 month ago
Greenwich-based manager raises $552 million to lend to small and mid-sized firms. The fund will be able to employ leverage, taking its total size to over $1 billion
Beechbrook promotes three and starts to invest capital from its new fund2 months ago
London-based Breechbrook Capital has promoted three officials to partner, according to an announcement today
French pension giant hires two for €300 million private debt allocation2 months ago
Direct lending managers Idinvest Partners and Lyxor Asset Management have won lucrative private debt mandates
Leading pension investor headlines direct lending event2 months ago
Trevor Castledine, deputy chief investment officer and head of credit investment at UK pension fund joint venture Local Pensions Partnership Investments (LPP I), will headline the upcoming Creditflux Direct Lending workshop.
KKR puts together new Indian private credit fund2 months ago
Media reports indicate that KKR has raised $160 million for a private credit fund to invest in India
Canada’s pension funds continue their growth in European direct lending2 months ago
Canada’s PSP adds former Goldman Sachs senior director to role in London, reports Financial News
US healthcare lender launches one of the market's largest funds2 months ago
CRG, an asset manager which lends to companies operating in the healthcare sector, has raised $1.25 billion from investors for its latest fund.
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