PDI Picks – 3/6/2023

An ESG journey still in its infancy


Private debt and ESG don’t have a long history together, but there are signs of much-needed progress being made.

Long gone are the days when lenders were commonly described as the back-seat drivers in private equity-sponsored transactions. While equity financiers market themselves on their ability to bring operational skills to bear, ESG is just one area where they would be swift to acknowledge that debt providers have much that they can bring to the table as well.