View Article By
NA private debt deal activity struggles to catch up with 2021 highs Private debt deal activity in North America has slowed in the second half of 2022 so far, with the number of deals dropping to just over 100 in Q3 this year. Since the recent high of $78.8bn in Q2 2021, aggregate deal value…View Article
The UK: room for optimism but concern growing While dealflow remains strong, lenders are cautious as we head towards the end of the year. Figures from Deloitte’s Alternative Lender Deal Tracker show the UK debt market is still the most active private lending space in Europe, accounting for 111 out of the 395 deals on…View Article
Poll: Direct lenders overwhelmingly say they stayed busy in 3Q22 The direct lending market continues to be a popular go-to option at a time when the syndicated loan market has seen lower volumes due to heightened levels of volatility. Refinitiv LPC recently polled US middle market lenders, asking them: were you able to lend as…View Article
Direct lending keeps replenishing Download PitchBook’s Report here. PitchBook’s latest Private Debt Report is now available. Direct lending is “the standout strategy” among private lenders, now accounting for more than a third of all capital raised in the private debt market. The ratio was actually higher last year, 46.5%. Direct lending is joined at the hip…View Article
More APAC investors commit to PD, highest increase in ASEAN Tighter bank lending conditions are leading to increased demand for capital from companies, allowing APAC’s nascent private debt market to expand. APAC-based private debt AUM stands at $78bn as of December 2021 and has grown at an average rate of 29% over the past five…View Article
Beginning in July 2022 The Lead Left published a series of articles on credit market. This report consolidates those articles.
Cov-lite trends Inflation & rising interest rates – LIBOR to SOFR transition Mega-tranche uni trend ESG takes center stage Login to view interactive report and download PDF version. … Login to Read More...
Beginning in September 2021 The Lead Left published a series of articles on supply chain. This report consolidates those articles.