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Italy CDS – watch the ISDA basis This year was widely touted by many – including yours truly – as the year of political risk. As we now know it didn’t turn out that way. Emmanuel Macron fought off the challenge of the National Front, Mark Rutte was re-elected as Dutch Prime Minister and ItalyView Article
Flex activity swings back in favor of issuers this week So far this week, flex activity has swung back in favor of issuers after investors pushed back on several deals in prior weeks. The Flex Factor averages a very issuer friendly flex score of -1.9 this week, after occupying investor friendly territory the prior twoView Article
Buyout funds, distressed debt strategies outperform their peers Download PitchBook’s Report click here. How do private asset classes compare on a real and risk-adjusted basis? Our latest analyst note (Is the risk worth the wait?) gauged the risk/return profile of buyout funds between 2000 and 2012 against PE growth, PE energy and venture capital strategies,View Article
India-Based Private Debt Market Although the private debt industry is still an emerging asset class in India, it represents 13% of the market across the Asia-Pacific. Additionally, since 2014, India-based private debt assets under management has grown steadily from $2.6bn in December 2014 to $3.3bn in December 2016. Additionally, as at December 2016, dry powderView Article
Beginning in March 2017 The Lead Left published a series of articles on private credit and public debt. This report consolidates those articles.
Beginning in July 2017 The Lead Left published a series of articles on the size of middle market. This report consolidates those articles.
Review of Current Market Conditions/ Analysis of Capital Markets Metrics/ Review of Credit Quality/ Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2017