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KKR raising fourth direct lending fund amid soaring debt appetite from LPs

KKR is back in the market with its fourth debt fund, with eyes on up to $2bn for the vehicle amid a surge in LP demand for more risk-averse alternative asset classes. The post KKR

Ares Management agrees $2.4bn buyout of Annaly Capital mid-market lending portfolio

Alternatives major Ares Management has agreed a $2.4bn buyout of Annaly Capital Management's mid-market lending portfolio. The post Ares Management agrees $2.4bn buyout of Annaly Capital mid-market lending portfolio first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

LibreMax raises $225m private lending fund, eyes ‘attractive opportunity to generate uncorrelated returns’

LibreMax Capital, an asset management firm specializing in structured products and corporate credit, has hit a $225m final close of its fifth drawdown vehicle. The post LibreMax raises $225m private lending fund, eyes ‘attractive opportunity

Ares’ Asia arm raises what could be biggest pan-Asian secured lending fund

Ares Management's Asian investment arm Ares SSG has raised more than $1.6bn for the final close of its third secured lending opportunities fund. The post Ares’ Asia arm raises what could be biggest pan-Asian secured

Blackstone to sell long-held Exeter Finance to Warburg Pincus-led investor group

Buyout giant Blackstone has finally agreed to exit its long-held portfolio business Exeter Finance to an investor group led by fellow private equity major Warburg Pincus. The post Blackstone to sell long-held Exeter Finance to

Pantheon credit arm, Bain Capital Specialty Finance launch mid-market direct lending JV

Bain Capital Specialty Finance has teamed up with Pantheon's private credit business to provide private direct lending solutions to mid-market borrowers across Europe and Australia.

Pemberton pulls in $2.2bn for European private debt strategy, eyes up to $5bn – report

European private credit manager Pemberton has reportedly pulled in more than $2.2bn for its mid-market core lending strategy through a first close.

Maranon Capital holds $350m final close for new CLO fund

Maranon Capital has held the $350m final close of its fifth collateralised loan obligation.

Sixth Street Partners eyes brightening European debut investment market with up to €1bn fundraise

Former TPG credit arm Sixth Street Partners is out raising up to €1bn for a new direct lending fund as it looks to profit from market conditions caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

Lending, credit and financial planning app Updraft seals £16m equity and debt investment

Lending, credit monitoring and financial planning app Updraft has scored a £16m equity and debt funding round.

String of venture capital firms line up to back retirement planning company Lendtable

Retirement planning company Lendtable has secured $3.5m in a seed funding round to support its continued development.

Pathway Capital boosts speciality finance team with double hire

Specialist lender Pathway Capital has boosted its team with the hires of Bobby Turner and Manny Singh.

Churchill Real Estate picks up $2bn of new institutional capital

Churchill Real Estate has picked up $2bn of new institutional capital as it looks to capitalise on residential transition lending.

Can a slew of pandemic-focused private debt fundraises slow the sector’s fundraising decline?

Private debt fundraising is on pace for its slowest year in half a decade - but will a surge of newly-launched opportunistic vehicles hoping to profit from the coronavirus crisis turn those numbers around?

HIG boosts European Whitehorse debt operation with ex-Alcentra managing director hire

HIG Capital has brought in former Alcentra managing director Pascal Meysson as head of its European direct lending operation.

Special situations investor Intriva Capital agrees Lending Works buyout

Special situations-focused private equity investor Intriva Capital has backed UK consumer credit and peer-to-peer lending business Lending Works.

Covid-19 “will test private equity industry like never before” as survey predicts distressed deals, private debt rise

More than 90% of private equity fund managers are predicting a rise in the volume of distressed dealmaking over the next 12 months amid the fallout from the coronavirus crisis - but it may not

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