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Private debt ‘helps smooth out credit cycles’

An academic paper says alternative credit could reduce the length and severity of economic downturns.

DOWNLOAD: Inside the II Debt 10

Our interactive presentation goes behind the data making up our inaugural debt ranking, breaks down capital raised by funds and SMAs and more.

Energy Capital retools lending strategy with Fund II

The US-headquartered firm’s initial vehicle posted better results in its $377m of senior debt investments than when also taking mezzanine positions into account.

Keep calm and stay disciplined

Risks are increasing as the late stage of the credit cycle hits and fund managers broaden their horizons. Here are the five main challenges.

Wanted: ESG credentials for infrastructure

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

Asian investors are ‘hungry for returns’

Japanese and Korean investors are looking to new strategies for higher returns, but the two countries have very different attitudes to risk.

The world’s 10 largest infra debt managers

As infrastructure debt continues its steady growth, fundraising among the asset class’s most elite firms nears $60bn.

UBS AM in five charts

Following the close of its latest debt fund on its €1bn hard-cap and our recent interview with head of infra Tommaso Albanese, we bring you interactive charts on its funds, investments by sector/geography, past performance and more (hover to go full screen).

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