Without a single dollar being raised, future loan supply dwarfs current demand by as much as 10 to one1 month ago
There’s plenty to be spent on mid market loans, but it’s still not enough to cover the $1 trillion of financing likely to be required, says our columnist Randy Schwimmer
They said it: Australia's credit market is like a blast from the past3 months ago
Revolution’s chief investment officer Bob Sahota describes the opportunities in the Australian private debt markets
No one wants to be middle of the road in mid market4 months ago
The middle market is a vast space — so much so that it’s not enough to be described as a mid market lender
No one knows when the next downturn will come, but for now we can hope for a soft landing6 months ago
Our columnist, Churchill Asset Management's Randy Schwimmer, addresses the question that is baffling credit market participants: exactly where are we in the credit cycle?
They said it: BSL loans and mid-market loans are basically the same thing8 months ago
A US CLO portfolio manager is heard putting himself forward for a direct lending fund management role..
With the right connections, you can find attractive loans8 months ago
Demand for middle market loans has been huge, so why have spreads widened? Our columnist and Churchill Asset Management's head of origination Randy Schwimmer explains all
Staying afloat in credit takes care and character8 months ago
In his final article, our columnist sheds light on his identity and has some 'nice' advice for those navigating credit’s changeable oceans
Points up front: the best way to source direct lending loans is to sit and wait9 months ago
Spend a few minutes in the company of a direct lending manager and you’re sure to hear about the lengths to which funds go in order to source deals (one firm said that it operates a call centre in order to contact borrowers). Not so Pascal Meysson, managing director at Alcentra.
European direct lending may not be as European as it seems10 months ago
In European direct lending, raising capital has become the easy part of a manager’s job. But deploying that capital is more difficult, says Diala Minott, a London-based partner at law firm Paul Hastings
The creditors' ball and making your own weather10 months ago
Our columnist Randy Schwimmer sums up the key takeaways from the "Davos of credit"
Join the debate: is Christopher Nolan moonlighting for Creditflux?11 months ago
A story last month on direct lender Prestige caused one reader to draw comparisons with a script from film director Christopher Nolan
Points up front: zombie managers near extinction11 months ago
The long-term nature of CLOs means the market tends to have a large number of zombie managers, those with one or two deals outstanding but no plans for future issuance. However, a spate of redemptions, especially in Europe, has swept away some of the ghostly deadwood.
The biggest credit stories in 201711 months ago
CLO ramp-up risk, new risk retention proposals and new CLO joint ventures were in the headlines last year. Here, Creditflux reveals the most read stories of 2017
Inflation is seeping in and leverage is rising like helium11 months ago
The Fed is keeping close tabs on any signs of inflation in consumer products. But there are signs of an inflationary bubble in the credit market
Fishknife classified advertising11 months ago
Keep feeding the beast and you just might get bitten1 year ago
Middle-market direct lenders are both suppliers and consumers of capital – and they risk hurting themselves when loan terms loosen
How credit fraud could make a comeback1 year ago
Easy credit leads inevitably to fraud, whether in consumer credit or corporate lending
Points up front: the biggest leaving do of the year1 year ago
Key players from across the CLO industry gathered to bid farewell to Alcentra’s Hiram Hamilton, who is swapping London for New York.
They said it: No sympathy for managers1 year ago
How many yatchs is enough for a credit portfolio manager?
German direct lending will grow for two decades1 year ago
Patrimonium’s Daniel Heine takes our credit quiz
Points up front: Private equity is the enemy1 year ago
Damien Dwin of Brightwood Capital Advisors was one of the most talked about speakers at Credit?ux’s Private Credit conference last month in New York, raising a laugh with his forthright comments about private equity ?rms.
Tuna fishing with a harpoon is a lot like picking credits1 year ago
AlbaCore's David Allen takes our credit quiz
After high yields? Then understand the higher risks1 year ago
Direct lenders with higher yield targets must be aware of the different risk profiles involved
Join the debate1 year ago
What's wrong with non-sponsored direct lending?
Private credit isn’t crowded: it’s following the 80/20 rule1 year ago
With 20% of private credit fundraising dedicated to 80% of financing there is plenty of room for new players
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