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Jefferies sees “green shoots” in exit activity and buyout valuations

Jefferies is forecasting moderately positive buyout marks in private equity for Q2, and believes there are “green shoots” in exit activity. Jefferies’ latest Listed Private Equity Q2 Marks Outlook expects “moderately positive buyout marks” for Q2, in keeping with the performance in recent quarters. Noting benchmark indices used to assess

New investment management business Bread Street Capital Partners Ltd launched

Alex Barr and James Witter have launched Bread Street Capital Partners Ltd (Bread Street), a new investment management business specialising in broadening investor access to global private markets including private equity, infrastructure, private debt and real assets. Between them, Witter and Barr have over 60 years of investment and capital

Proskauer launches Private Credit Default Index

International law firm Proskauer has launched the Proskauer Private Credit Default Index which tracks, on a quarterly basis, the default rates of senior secured and unitranche loans.“Traditionally, the private credit market has been viewed as being opaque with few sources of information on default rates. Our new Default Index provides

Lumina reports continuing uptick in GCC private M&A activity in H1 2019

Lumina Capital Advisers Limited (LUMINA), a specialist corporate finance advisory firm specialising in private company M&A throughout the GCC, has released its Q2 2019 Lumina Private Company Index (LPCI) – the first private company M&A index covering the GCC.  The quarterly report tracks private company average deal valuations across a

Battery Ventures launches Battery Marketplace Index

Investment firm Battery Ventures has launched a new index to track the stock performance of prominent consumer-marketplace companies, businesses that are becoming more and more embedded into the daily lives of consumers, and, increasingly, driving a new wave of initial-public stock offerings. The Battery Marketplace Index includes 39 companies that

Will Bloomberg’s index become the first provider to include Chinese bonds?

Holger Mertens, Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Credit and Chia Woon Khien, Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income at Nikko Asset Management examine the future for Chinese bonds in major indices…  In our publication “Will Investors be ready when Chinese bonds go global?” last October we raised the expectation that Chinese bonds

Saudia Arabia’s inclusion in FTSE Russell EM Index is no surprise

Emre Akcakmak, Portfolio Adviser at emerging and frontier markets manager East Capital, comments on the implications of Saudi Arabia’s inclusion in the FTSE Russell EM Index… Saudi Arabia’s inclusion into various emerging markets indices is no surprise to us, as investors who have been witnessing significant efforts by the regulators,

UK slips from 1st to 4th in Infrastructure Index

The UK continues to be one of the world’s most attractive destinations for infrastructure investment, according to the CMS Infrastructure Index: ‘A new direction’, which this year ranks 40 jurisdictions in order of infrastructure investment attractiveness according to six key criteria. CMS commissioned the Index, in conjunction with Inspiratia, to


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