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Toys R Us triggers CDS credit event Toys R Us became the latest CDS name to default after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. There have been lots of contentious credit events this year (Noble, Banco Popular, Monte to name a few) but this one was cut and dried. An auction will be heldView Article
Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy pushes DIP loan issuance to the highest level since 2009 Toys ‘R’ Us launched a US$3.125bn debtor-in-possession (DIP) facility this week after filing for Chapter 11 protection on Monday. If the deal goes through at the launch amounts, it would bring year to date DIP loan issuance to US$7.6bn across 13View Article
The numbers behind the fundraising boom Download PitchBook’s Global PE Deal Multiples Report Here According to our new PE & VC Fund Performance Report, released this week, net cashflows to private equity investors stayed in positive territory through 2016. Net cashflows (the difference between LP contributions and GP distributions) are on a downward trend and, whileView Article
Investors Satisfied with Private Debt Performance Investors’ positive perception of the private debt industry remains strong moving into H2 2017, as cited by more than half (57%) of survey respondents. Potentially more telling, however, is the consistently low reports of any negative perception from investors....View Article
Beginning in May 2017 The Lead Left published a series of articles on Covenants. This report consolidates those articles.
Beginning in October 2016 The Lead Left published a series of articles on add-on. This report consolidates those articles.
Review of Current Market Conditions/ Analysis of Capital Markets Metrics/ Review of Credit Quality/ Outlook for Third Quarter 2017