Keep feeding the beast and you just might get bitten19 days 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 month ago
Easy credit leads inevitably to fraud, whether in consumer credit or corporate lending
Points up front: the biggest leaving do of the year3 months 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 managers3 months ago
How many yatchs is enough for a credit portfolio manager?
German direct lending will grow for two decades3 months ago
Patrimonium’s Daniel Heine takes our credit quiz
Points up front: Private equity is the enemy4 months 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 credits5 months ago
AlbaCore's David Allen takes our credit quiz
After high yields? Then understand the higher risks5 months ago
Direct lenders with higher yield targets must be aware of the different risk profiles involved
Join the debate6 months ago
What's wrong with non-sponsored direct lending?
Private credit isn’t crowded: it’s following the 80/20 rule7 months ago
With 20% of private credit fundraising dedicated to 80% of financing there is plenty of room for new players
Points up front: best of frenemies8 months ago
Delegates at the Creditflux Direct Lending conference in London last month were treated to much acerbic banter between two of Europe’s most experienced mid-market lenders
They said it8 months ago
No-one wants to stop managers from filling their Bentleys with petrol
Fishknife: Beware of amateurs playing the leverage game8 months ago
Private equity firms may play hardball but dealing with family-owned businesses can be even more bruising
Points up front: they said it1 year ago
We target creditor-friendly jurisdictions
Points up front: bring it on1 year ago
Delegates at Creditflux’s Private Credit conference last month were treated to some entertaining panel discussions
Rush into private credit risks being a dangerous stampede1 year ago
Amid rural Pennsylvania’s fields of grazing cattle, a smallish asset manager plies its trade
Where Europe’s real direct lending opportunity lies1 year ago
Europe’s mid-market loan business is opaque, illiquid and tough to operate in. That’s not stopping big managers from piling in
Points up front: expecting a call1 year ago
Muzinich marketing director Filomena Cocco prompted laughter at last month's Creditflux Direct Lending Workshop
I know why the angry bird sings1 year ago
Birds and banks aren't rational, but both can be stopped by a long hard winter
Legal view: German direct lending funds make a breakthrough2 years ago
BaFin announces significant change to rules on lending
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