Private Debt Intelligence – 3/13/2017

Private Debt Industry Assets Approach $600bn

The private debt industry has continued to grow in recent years, and as of the end of H1 2016 reached a record $595bn in assets under management. This comprises $224bn in capital available to fund managers (‘dry powder’) and $371bn in unrealized investments held by private debt vehicles. Both of these components have increased over the first half of the year, up from $216bn and $339bn respectively as of the end of 2015…