NordicInvestor roundtable – diversifying private debt portfolios

Allocators and asset managers from Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands discussed geographic diversification, market timing and distressed opportunities, credit ratings, defaults and workouts, sizes of corporate borrowers and consumer versus corporate risk. Most allocators’ existing exposure to private debt is well below their targets and there is plenty of capital to deploy.

By |2023-06-19T12:00:24+02:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Alternatives, Fixed Income, People, The Nordic Brief|

Impact private credit: investing beyond the bottom line

Challenging the consensus view that impact investments are only possible via equity, interest is growing in impact credit as an innovative, targeted, and effective response to big global issues, including climate change. Financing is provided for firms delivering positive financial returns, as well as material and measurable environmental and/or social impact.....

By |2023-05-12T15:04:15+02:00April 28th, 2023|Categories: Alternatives, Private Debt, The Nordic Brief|

Compelling risk/reward in lending outside China – Asian mid-market private credit

Traditional public market solutions such as syndicated leveraged loans and high-yield bonds mainly serve large-cap or larger mid-market corporates, which leaves a void for a mid-market lending strategy focusing on high-growth companies in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Oceania and the wider Asia-Pacific....

By |2023-05-12T15:03:53+02:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Alternatives, Private Debt, The Nordic Brief|

2023 outlook: private markets at a crossroads

Private markets have developed into a global, highly diversified and heterogenous universe where some sub-sectors offer investors relative and absolute value. But deployment has slowed down and we have reached a crossroads: it takes (more) time to agree on value in this new context - argues Allianz GI´s Emmanuel Leblanc

By |2023-03-02T08:51:36+01:00February 28th, 2023|Categories: Alternatives, Private Debt, The Nordic Brief|