US Report 2023
Global fundraising may have hit a seven-year low in the first half, but fund managers remain quietly confident that the US debt markets can retain investor interest. That’s partly because higher interest rates have failed to create the widespread distress that many predicted, but also due to the ability of speciality lenders to pivot in response to market dynamics.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 2023
Diversity, equity and inclusion considerations are increasingly being factored into decision-making processes in private markets, from investor allocations to talent management and value-creation strategies. While some inroads have been made at the firm and portfolio level, progress remains slow.
As we celebrate a decade of Private Debt Investor, we reflect on the growth of private debt as an asset class. From ‘exotic’ mezzanine funds pre-financial crisis to an independent asset class, we look at the people and the strategies that put private debt firmly in the investment mainstream.