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  • It’s going to be a credit picker’s market
    Our panel of experts believe that the credit market will be volatile this year, but there will be opportunities in European credit and additional tier one bonds, trups CDOs and unitranches

    7 days ago
  • October: credit funds at a glance
    For the full report detailing fund trends, people moves and fund raising and launches

    3 months ago
  • Finding a way around the regulator’s web
    In Europe, direct lending funds are usually caught in the complex web of requirements spun by national regulators. But unregulated funds can sidestep many rules and be launched more quickly

    4 months ago
  • August: fund performance
    CLO spreads jumped wider in August, but funds that invest in these assets have been able to outperform

    4 months ago
  • September: credit funds at a glance
    White Oak Global Advisors held a $2.1 billion final close on a new direct lending fund, while Phil Raciti's move from CVC Credit Partners to Halcyon Capital Management was one of the biggest moves in the credit industry

    4 months ago
  • Star names join Barclays as it pushes into CLOs

    John Clements’ move to Barclays has been voted one of the biggest moves this year. On the buy side, Carlyle’s private credit growth and Alcentra’s US expansion have been boosted with big hires

    6 months ago
  • Mid market CLOs - the expanding middle
    The small band of middle market CLO managers employ a growing range of strategies - from direct lending-style origination, to dabbling in broadly syndicated loans - as they build out deals. Our analysis of mid market CLOs reveals that managers have distinguished themselves with the overlap between mid market US CLO portfolios being approximately 5%

    7 months ago
  • Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize
    Credit Suisse Asset Management became a two-time winner of the Creditflux Manager of the Year award last month after picking up the 2018 trophy in front of a packed house at London’s Landmark Hotel on 9 May

    8 months ago
  • A credit market in constant flux
    Since Creditflux's launch in 2001, we've reported on CLO evolution, trendy new products, regulatory U-turns, and, of course, crashes. Which, we wonder, is coming next?

    10 months ago
  • Which flavour do you favour?
    We asked four direct lenders for their opinions on four fictional European borrowers operating in software, food, consumer loans and retail – and found they had similar tastes.

    11 months ago
  • Managers predict skill will win out
    We asked managers to predict the year ahead across a range of credit strategies. Overall, they had a positive outlook. By Grace Jennings-Edquist

    1 year ago
  • Direct lending leverage takes off
    HPS, NXT and Crescent target mid market with leverage in Q4. By Grace Jennings-Edquist

    1 year ago
  • Investors prefer direct lending to CLOs
    For the first time in the history of Creditflux’s credit allocator survey, investors have voted direct lending the best investment in credit. CLOs came joint second. By Michelle D’souza

    1 year ago
  • Leading fund: Lupus Alpha CLO Opportunity Notes I
    Single-B CLO trades boost Lupus Alpha asset Management

    1 year ago
  • Think outside the box
    While the US market credit is the most liquid and the UK is considered the home of European direct lending, there are opportunities further a?eld

    1 year ago
  • Things aren’t always what they seem
    Buy CLO triple As but don’t be fooled by diversity scores; take a look at credit index futures if you need liquidity; and watch out for quasi-mid market loans appearing in CLOs

    1 year ago
  • Investing ethically is worth it
    Managers could see less volatile returns as a result of their increasing adoption of ESG-friendly portfolios; meanwhile direct lending is spreading across Europe

    1 year ago
  • Move up the stack to avoid implosion
    Pundit warns investors to be concerned about return of their principal – but senior loans may be a safe haven as credit yields are squeezed and high yield becomes crowded

    1 year ago
  • Heading tighter into uncertainty
    Tightening loan spreads are making the job of a CLO manager harder in both the US and Europe. But credit volatility could be on the horizon

    1 year ago
  • Direct lending managers head south in search of opportunities
    As Creditflux unveils a new listing that covers the size and success of European direct lenders, managers say that southern Europe offers some of the best opportunities

    2 years ago
  • Direct lenders hosed with cash
    The growing influx of money into European direct lending is putting pressure on yields and leverage multiples

    3 years ago
  • Europeans add twist to US recipe
    A simple direct lending recipe born in the US is now being given a European flavour as unitranches grow in popularity among direct lenders and borrowers

    4 years ago
  • European direct lenders strike €25 million sweet spot
    Many new entrants to the European direct lending market are finding that they can put assets to work by making loans in the €20 million to €30 million range

    4 years ago
  • Defining the direct route
    Managers agree that direct lending has created a big buzz in European credit – but they don't agree on what exactly direct lending is

    4 years ago
  • Credit funds take direct action
    Direct lending funds are springing up around Europe. But what do managers mean by direct lending? And what returns can their investors expect?

    6 years ago

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