Private Debt Intelligence – 3/27/2017

First-Time Fund Managers

The environment for first-time private debt managers has begun to stabilise in recent years as the industry continues to mature. Fundraising has been consistently robust, performance has been strong, and investors are increasingly open to the prospect of committing to managers without a proven track record.

First-time private debt managers secured a record total in 2013 ($9.6bn), and in the years 2013-14 firms have raised over $23bn as the market continues to develop....