New England pension fund allocates to direct lending and distressed debt2 years ago
Direct lending is proving to be an attractive proposition for US pension funds. One such investor has recently awarded contracts to two direct lending managers
BlueBay hires two for direct lending in London2 years ago
BlueBay Asset Management has announced the expansion of its London-based direct lending team with two senior hires.
Direct lending specialist leaves BlueBay in London2 years ago
A private debt specialist has left BlueBay having joined the credit firm at the start of the year.
Babson and BlueBay win support for new credit funds2 years ago
Two large credit funds have earned support from a US pension fund for distressed debt and direct lending
BlueBay announces investment grade credit hire2 years ago
BlueBay Asset Management has announced that it has taken on Andrew Farrell as institutional portfolio manager for its investment grade credit business
BlueBay loses marketing specialist to rival credit manager in New York2 years ago
BlueBay's head of alternative investments for the Americas is leaving to join one of the largest CLO managers globally
BlueBay earns US investor support for upcoming direct lending fund2 years ago
BlueBay Asset Management has won $40 million for its new direct lending fund
BlueBay launches investment grade bond fund2 years ago
BlueBay Investment Grade Global Aggregate Bond Fund will invest primarily in fixed income securities issued by investment grade companies and sovereigns on a global basis.
Pension fund pumps $220 million into direct lending in new credit push2 years ago
A US pension fund, which has been a big backer of direct lending strategies, has recently increased its target allocation to credit. Its existing line up of mid-market managers have greatly benefitted.
Hedge fund manager Goldbridge shuts down, finds Reuters2 years ago
Reuters is reporting that London-based credit hedge fund manager Goldbridge Capital Partners has shut down. The development was first covered by Creditflux earlier this month
Former BlueBay official's European credit firm closes its business2 years ago
A European high yield and distressed credit manager, which started out with $100 million of capital, is winding down its business
BlueBay launches fund for investors who understand cocos3 years ago
New fund will focus entirely on contingent convertibles: apply only if you understand bail-ins and write-downs
BlueBay expands its alternatives business by hiring sales director3 years ago
London-based fixed income manager BlueBay Asset Management has announced the hire of Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan as a sales director
UK county pension fund eyes direct lending exposure3 years ago
Pension funds in the UK continue to gravitate towards direct lending strategies with a £3.4 billion institution looking to put considerable resources into this area
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