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- Emerging markets (47)
- High yield bonds (133)
- Investment grade credit (48)
- Structured credit (50)
- CLO (55)
- Credit derivatives (100)
- Leveraged loans (76)
- Marketplace lending (20)
- Real assets (44)
Sacramento pension earmarks $150 million for private credit in 20206 days ago
The pension fund expects to commit to two direct lending funds and one credit fund it describes as 'opportunistic'
Dechert adds restructuring partner in London9 days ago
Dechert has added a former Shearman & Sterling official as a partner in its global financial restructuring practice
HIG promotes Scotland to co-head of European special situations16 days ago
HIG Bayside Capital, the distressed and special situation affiliate of HIG Capital, has promoted Andrew Scotland to co-head the firm’s European special situations debt activities
Credit Rendezvous: the outlook in 2020 across a dozen segments of the credit market20 days ago
Welcome to the Credit Rendezvous, the first instalment of a regular feature published by Creditflux that tracks credit market dynamics in a dozen segments from investment grade, liquid loans, CLOs and CSOs all the way through to distressed debt. We view this as the meeting point for credit specialists across strategies to share their perspectives
McCarthy Denning hires special situations and credit trading partner from Jones Day20 days ago
Law firm McCarthy Denning has appointed a former Jones Day partner to its banking and financing division in London
Pimco plans to outperform come rain or shine with $4.5bn all-weather fund21 days ago
Pimco has become the latest manager to fashion a flexible, all weather credit fund that invests across public and private markets, geographies and capital structures. The Newport Beach-based manager is hoping to raise $3 billion for the strategy. With half a turn of leverage, it could have up to $4.5 billion to deploy.
- A round-up of fund performance21 days ago
- A round-up of ucits fund performance21 days ago
- A round-up of fundraising and people moves in credit
Private credit funds could find better buying opportunities this year, says NEPC22 days ago
Institutional investors looking to allocate to private credit in 2020 should focus on distressed debt, opportunistic credit and niche lending, according to investment consultant NEPC, with 2019 vintage funds potentially seeing “better buying opportunities” despite valuations being at cyclical highs
Credit event protocol goes into force with 60 extra sign-ups1 month ago
The International Swaps & Derivatives Association is going live today with a protocol aimed at stamping out narrowly tailored credit events from the CDS market, having signed up 1,358 entities
EQT undertakes strategic review of credit business1 month ago
EQT has announced a review of its credit business with the firm appointing JP Morgan to evaluate its 'strategic options', according to the firm’s Q4 2019 report
Bayside hires distressed specialist to work across London and Hamburg1 month ago
Bayside Capital has hired distressed debt specialist Florian Kawohl as managing director
Alvarez & Marsal establishes European practice with senior hire1 month ago
Alvarez & Marsal has established a Europe debt advisory practice and appointed ex-Marlborough Partners official Tim Metzgen to spearhead the unit in London
BC Partners seeks $1 billion close for special opportunities fund1 month ago
BC Partners Advisors is targeting a $1 billion close for its recently launched special opportunities fund, according to documents seen by Creditflux.
Portfolio Advisors hits first close as it targets $1.5 billion for secondaries fund1 month ago
Private markets specialist Portfolio Advisors has completed a first close on its latest secondaries fund at the end of December 2019, having raised between $600m to $700m, a source told Creditflux
We need to talk about high triple C/bond-heavy CLOs1 month ago
It’s tranched, has exposure to corporate credit and looks and behaves a lot like a CLO – only it’s slightly different. There is so much variety in the CLO market that the industry is faced with a dicey problem: how do we differentiate between the different flavours of CLOs?
Värde launches $2.5 billion global credit fund2 months ago
Värde Partners has raised $2.47 billion for a new global credit fund, according to an announcement today
Attack is the best form of defence2 months ago
Yes, idiosyncratic risks are creeping into corporate credit. But speakers at Creditflux’s CLO Summit were convinced that the most creative firms will be able to thrive without taking on additional risk
JP Morgan AM moves CFO to head up private credit2 months ago
The chief financial officer of JP Morgan Asset Management has switched to a newly created role as head of private credit
Managers acquiesce on fees as small UK pensions seek private credit nest egg2 months ago
Private credit fund managers are rejigging their fee structures in order to attract small UK pension schemes.
Complacency rules after rally in run-up to UK election2 months ago
UK credits rallying was a familiar sight for much of November, mainly due to investors cutting their previous short positions ahead of the country’s 12 December election, but dealers reported little appetite to replace long, short or hedging trades going into the final stretch.
Deep dive trade is on, but single name risks still abound2 months ago
High yield CDS is reversing its previous underperformance versus investment grade, reflecting an investor shift down the quality spectrum in cash bonds.
Fund performance: Long-short funds rule in October as CLO funds struggle2 months ago
A round-up of fund performance
- A round-up of ucits fund performance2 months ago
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