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The Pulse of Private Equity – 9/17/2018

Are the good times over? Download PitchBook’s Report here. Private equity’s calling card, from its early days in the 80s through the mid-2000s, has been its ability to beat the market. The asset class pretty handily beat stocks in bull and bear markets alike. Until 2006, LPs in PE funds had at least a 50/50 shot

Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis - 9/17/2018

US institutional market flex activity has favored issuers so far this month September deals in the institutional loan market have so far been well received by investors. The Flex Factor has tracked 6 flexed deals so far this month with 5 of them being in favor of issuers. This has allowed for an issuer friendly

PDI Picks – 9/17/2018

More debt funds in market, more questions for investors A large number of vehicles are seeking capital, and fundraising has been strong – but that isn’t a guarantee the boom times will continue. The number of private credit funds in market has been on a steady upward trend, according to PDI data, reflecting the enduring

#Yield Signs

Deep inside a cave some 200 miles east of Cape Town, South Africa, archeologists uncovered ancient markings that represent the earliest evidence of human drawing. The hashtag precurser – six parallel lines criss-crossed by three diagonals – was etched by a prehistoric artist over 73,000 years ago with a red ochre crayon on a small