Private debt deal activity declined over 2022,
large managers can be selective
The momentum around global private debt deal activity continues to decelerate. The number of deals fell 39.8% in 2022, to 896 deals from 1488 in 2021. Occasional peaks notwithstanding, deal value slowed from a record high of $99.8bn in Q2 2021 to $43.4bn in Q4 2022.