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Private Debt Intelligence - 10/19/2020

Record Amounts of Funds and Capital in the Private Debt Market The number of private debt funds in market and the capital targeted have reached new records at the beginning of Q4 – 521 funds in market seeking for a combined $295bn. This is a 54% increase compared to January 2020, when funds on the

Private Debt Intelligence - 10/12/2020

Direct Lending and mezzanine strategies gathered most of the capital in Q3 2020 In Q3 2020, private debt fund managers were able to secure $8.4bn by 20 funds closed. What fund types stood out? Direct lending and mezzanine strategies secured the bulk of capital, raising $3.8bn and $2.6bn respectively....

Private Debt Intelligence - 10/5/2020

Private Debt Fundraising Sinks in Q3 2020 So far in 2020, $68.9bn have been secured by 123 private debt funds closed. Compared to the same period over the last five years, these mark the second lowest fundraising figures. As we have seen in previous years, private debt fundraising figures in Q1 and Q3 are always

Private Debt Intelligence - 9/28/2020

European Private Debt AUM Reaches Record High Figures European private debt AUM has shown enormous expansion in recent years. It has more than doubled since December 2014 and more than tripled since December 2012, reaching €179bn as of December 2019. However, seems that the presence of attractive opportunities has made the dry powder fall....

Private Debt Intelligence - 9/21/2020

Private Debt-Backed Deals in Europe Despite the impact COVID-19 has had in deal activity, the European private debt-backed deal value has soared in 2020. A total of 79 deals were completed in H1 2020 (vs. 197 in 2019), for an aggregate value of €8.7bn....

Private Debt Intelligence - 9/14/2020

Europe-Focused Private Debt Fundraising Private debt fundraising in Europe has continued to grow at a good pace over 2020 and amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it was relatively strong over the first half of 2020. In H1 2020, the 30 funds closed secured an aggregate $23.5bn in commitments – just under half the amount raised over

Private Debt Intelligence - 9/7/2020

Fund Managers are committed to ESG Integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process is becoming a usual part of doing business for alternatives fund managers. The amount of capital raised by ESG-committed funds over the last five years has been unceasingly growing....

Private Debt Intelligence - 8/17/2020

Special Situations Funds in Market Special situations funds have gained prominence over the second quarter of 2020, being the catalyst of private debt fundraising recovery. And the market continues to be crowded with special situations funds. As of today (19th August 2020) there are 67 special situations funds in market, seeking for a combined $27.8bn....

Private Debt Intelligence - 8/10/2020

Special Situation Funds are on the Raise The private debt industry had a very slow start of the year, but in Q2 2020, fundraising peaked, being distressed debt and special situations the catalyst for this bounce-back. Special situations fundraising has had peaks and troughs over the last ten years, reaching the highest amount of capital

Private Debt Intelligence - 8/3/2020

Real Estate Debt Fundraising Keeps Falling Debt as a real estate strategy has been growing in prominence in recent years; however, over the past two years it appears the appeal of debt has declined slightly and so far in 2020 it seems not to be increasing, in fact the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed the industry’s