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Private Debt

Greg Myers, Alter Domus

Expanding for growth

Private markets have been growing almost exponentially over the last 10 years. As banks have pulled back from lending with regulations starting to bite, more private asset managers have put together lending strategies to replace what the banks traditionally provided in the market.  Covid correction  There was a sense that

Use of private assets shifts as appetite remains strong

By A Paris – Having entered the year with a record fundraising pipeline, according to a report by McKinsey, private debt was set for success in 2021. And the asset class did not disappoint; with strong returns and growing inflows, investors continue to allocate to this sector in search of opportunity,

Michael Rees Dyal

Non-flagship funds on the rise

Large private equity managers have seen their non-flagship funds represent a greater portion of their assets as they sought to expand their offerings to meet investor demands.


Valuation can help communicate performance to LPs

In light of the recent scandals resulting from mispriced assets, and the broader impact of Covid-19 on the global economy, the need for accurate financial and valuation reporting in private markets – where the underlying assets are largely illiquid and hard to value – is a germane issue for investors.

Brentwood Associates closes USD190m Opportunities Fund

Brentwood Associates (Brentwood), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has closed the Brentwood Associates Opportunities Fund, with USD190 million in capital commitments. The fund has has completed the purchase of selected legacy assets from two of Brentwood’s prior funds and provided liquidity to its investors. The transaction, which was led

Park Square Capital raises EUR2.2bn for fourth subordinated debt fund

Park Square Capital (Park Square) has held the final closing of its fourth subordinated debt fund, resulting in total investable capital of EUR2.2 billion.  Park Square Capital Partners IV and related vehicles (PSCP IV) raised EUR1.8 billion of equity commitments, exceeding its target of EUR1.5 billion. Including committed leverage, the

NB Partners Fund III closes at USD500m hard cap

Boston-based NorthBridge Partners (NorthBridge) and New York-based Park Madison Partners have announced the final close of NB Partners Fund III, LP (Fund III), which was oversusbcribed at its USD500 million hard cap.  Investors in the fund included a mix of public and private pensions, foundations, asset managers, family offices, and


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