Private debt rankings

Private Debt Investor’s expert research & analytics team regularly talk to key industry players, and analyse the latest market data to produce industry renowned private debt rankings.


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The PDI 100 ranks the top 100 private debt managers according to a very simple metric: how much capital was raised over the last five years for discreet private strategies.

Who would you want working alongside if you had a pool of private debt capital to raise? PDI’s Rainmaker 20 identifies some of the industry’s key players to pick for your team.

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Who’s leading the next generation of leaders in private debt? This list identifies the asset class’s emerging leaders from the ranks of the young and already successful.

Private Debt Investor’s annual ranking of the top 50 investors in the asset class compares the market value of private debt investment portfolios. See our latest coverage now.

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In addition to our private debt rankings, our sister titles also produce their own industry rankings covering other alternative asset classes, including private real estate, infrastructure investing and private equity.

To view the latest rankings from PERE, Infrastructure Investor and Private Equity International, simply navigate through the sections below:

PERE 100

The PERE 100 ranks the top 100 fund managers in global private real estate, based on the equity raised between a five-year period for direct real estate investment through closed-ended, commingled real estate funds. See who tops the latest list.


The Global Investor 100 ranks the top 100 investors in private real estate, by measuring the amount of equity committed to commercial real estate through commingled funds, separate accounts and joint ventures, as well as direct property investments.


The PERE RED 50 ranks the top 50 global private real estate debt fund managers, based on the capital raised for the purpose of real estate debt issuance in the past five years. Find out who the most active lenders in private real estate are now.


Proptech investing started largely as a balance sheet cost for managers to drive efficiencies in their real estate portfolios. Today, it’s the focus of a whole new wave of capital raising, highlighted by PERE’s latest Proptech 20 ranking. See it now.


The Infrastructure Investor 100 ranks the 100 largest infrastructure fund managers globally by size, based on the capital raised by infrastructure direct investment programmes over a five-year period.


The Infrastructure Investor Debt 30 ranks the 30 biggest infra debt managers. The ranking focuses on capital raised in the last five years, setting up the stage to measure fundraising on a rolling five-year basis.


Our 50 largest institutional investors ranking is based on the market value of investors’ private infrastructure investment portfolios both through third-party managed vehicles and direct investments.

PEI 300

Private Equity International’s annual PEI 300 ranking looks at the world’s top fund managers according to a very simple metric: how much capital they’ve raised for private equity investment in the last five years.


Access Private Equity International’s list of the world’s biggest private equity investors, based on the market value of their private equity investment portfolio, plus in-depth analysis from our team of experts.


Who are the young guns showing innovation? Who has the X factor that marks them as a future leader? The Future 40 lists the 40 individuals aged under 40 set to shape private equity over the next decade.


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