WHITE PAPER

New white paper outlines best practices in private credit responsible investment strategies

New white paper outlines best practices in private credit responsible investment strategies

Benefit Street Partners (BSP), a credit-focused alternative asset management firm and a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, and Malk Partners (Malk), an adviser to private markets on ESG and impact investing, have published a co-authored white paper detailing environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) integration and considerations in the private credit investment process.

RESEARCH

European alternatives on track for record fundraising year, says Preqin

European alternatives on track for record fundraising year, says Preqin

Europe-based alternative asset fund managers now hold EUR2.06 trillion in assets under management (AUM) as of December 2020, up from EUR1.81 trillion a year ago – an increase of over 13 per cent – and are on track to make 2021 a record year for fundraising, according to Preqin's 2021 Alternative Assets in Europe Report, which has been produced with leading European asset manager Amundi for the fourth year in a row. 

REGULATION

New research exposes extent of impact on UK investment firms under the FCA’s new Investment Firms’ Prudential Regime

New research exposes extent of impact on UK investment firms under the FCA’s new Investment Firms’ Prudential Regime

Wheelhouse Advisors, an award-winning provider of prudential management, regulatory reporting, accounting, tax and payroll services to the financial services sector has released a new report detailing the findings of in-depth impact assessment work, undertaken with clients over the past 12 months.

DEALS

Visma attracts new Nordic and international investors through secondary sale valuing the business at EUR16bn

Visma attracts new Nordic and international investors through secondary sale valuing the business at EUR16bn

Visma, a provider of business-critical software to private and public companies in Europe, today announces that it has expanded its shareholder base through a secondary sale to leading institutional investors – Aeternum Capital, Government Pension Fund Norway (Folketrygdfondet), Vind, and GIC – valuing Visma at EUR16 billion (~NOK165 billion).