Private Debt Intelligence - 8/12/2019

Private Debt Industry Puts Capital to Work The private debt industry has seen the growth in its AUM accelerate in recent years, and by December 2018 (our latest data available) funds held a total of $768bn in assets under management (AUM). The market is now more than three times bigger than it was ten years

Private Debt Intelligence - 8/5/2019

Investors in Private Debt More Cautious in Q2 2019 Analysing the fund searches that private debt investors make, we can gain some idea of what demand for various fund types and regions will look like in the coming months. Comparing what investors were looking for in Q2 2019 to a year ago, the scenario has

Private Debt Intelligence - 7/29/2019

Private Debt Dry Powder Falls in Q2 The available capital held by private debt fund managers fell in Q2, reflecting the slower pace of fundraising. Having grown from $278bn at the end of 2018 to $286bn at the end of Q1, dry powder fell to $269bn in the three months to the end of June.

Private Debt Intelligence - 7/22/2019

Private Debt Funds in Market in Q2 2019 Through Q2 2019, new private debt funds have continued to come to market, and there are now a record 420 vehicles on the road. Having spiked to $192bn at the start of the quarter, though, the total capital sought in the asset class has fallen back to

Private Debt Intelligence - 7/15/2019

Private Debt Fundraising in Different Regions over H1 2019 Private debt fundraising started 2019 slowly, and in Q2 it has not picked up. Looking regionally, it appears that while prospects are good in North America, in Europe and Asia fundraising momentum has fallen to the mid-point of the year....

Private Debt Intelligence - 7/8/2019

Private Debt Fundraising Slump Continues in Q2 2019 Private debt fundraising slowed in Q1 2019, with a fall in both the number of funds closed (32) and the total capital secured ($24bn). That slowdown continued in Q2, continuing the decline seen in fundraising since the most recent peak in Q2 2018. Just 29 funds reached

Private Debt Intelligence - 7/1/2019

Is Real Estate Debt Expecting a Drop in 2019? Specialized debt providers have started to take on the role of traditional lenders in the real estate sector, changing banks for funds, while creating a new way for investors to gain access across the capital structure. Debt as a real estate strategy has been growing in

Private Debt Intelligence - 6/24/2019

Europe Private Debt Over the past ten years, private debt fundraising has grown from $23bn in 2009 to $118bn in 2018. A big proportion of this expansion can be attributed to Europe. Eighty-seven percent of private debt investors believe Western Europe presents the best opportunities in private debt, from which 34% is attributed to the

Private Debt Intelligence - 6/17/2019

North America-Focused Private Debt The private debt market has grown rapidly in recent years, and North America and Europe account for the majority of that expansion. Based on the latest Preqin Investor Outlook report, 68% of investors believe the US presents the most favourable opportunities in private debt in 2019....

Private Debt Intelligence - 6/10/2019

Subscription Credit: Angel or Demon? Private capital funds are using subscription credit facilities – bridge loans made to fund deals in lieu of making capital calls – more than ever. Usage has jumped from 13% in pre-2010 vintages to over 50% of 2015 and 2016 vintage vehicles. But the industry remains divided as to whether