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Private Debt – The Unrelenting Rise Of An Asset Class

Permira Debt Managers

Private debt has only recently been considered an asset class in its own right, and the term covers a range of different investment styles and strategies. PDM funds have been investing in European private credit for more than a decade. Founded in 2007 as the private credit business of Permira, the business today has Assets under Management (“AUM”) of c.€9bn and a team of over 50 professionals. PDM focus on three synergistic strategies: direct lending (PCS funds), structured credit (Sigma funds) and CLO management (Providus funds).

 

PDM believes that this depth and breadth of experience makes it one of the leading specialist private credit investors in Europe. PDM has worked with more than 200 companies as well as a significant number of private equity sponsors, management teams and advisors since its establishment. The business is embedded in the European private credit market and has established a strong reputation as a trusted and supportive partner to businesses and private equity sponsors seeking debt financing.

 

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Income-hungry investors beware: coronavirus fallout makes High Yield even higher risk

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We’ve heard a lot about how the coronavirus has made an impact across the fintech realm, but what about in the crypto space? With an unstable stock market, why weren’t investors fleeing to alternative, blockchain-based assets?

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We’ve heard a lot about how the coronavirus has made an impact across the fintech realm, but what about in the crypto space? With an unstable stock market, why weren’t investors fleeing to alternative, blockchain-based assets?

We’ve heard a lot about how the coronavirus has made an impact across the fintech realm, but what about in the crypto space? With an unstable stock market, why weren’t investors fleeing to alternative, blockchain-based assets?

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Income-hungry investors beware: coronavirus fallout makes High Yield even higher risk

“Value investing is dead! Warren Buffet knows nothing! Long live drawing random Scrabble tiles out of a bag to pick stocks!”

So says day-trading Twitter star Dave Portnoy and his army of fellow sports fans-turned stock speculators. Portnoy’s logic? Stocks always go up, courtesy of Federal Reserve stimulus.

In this video episode of Blockchat with Pat with Francesco Filia, CEO & CIO of Fasanara Capital ltd, we mainly discuss financial markets, the strong topic of short and long term volatility and stability, and what will inevitably lead to the convergence between real economy and capital markets economy.

In this video episode of Blockchat with Pat with Francesco Filia, CEO & CIO of Fasanara Capital ltd, we mainly discuss financial markets,  the strong topic of short and long term volatility and stability, and what will inevitably lead to the convergence between real economy and capital markets economy. 

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World order has never been so complex for investors. The US and China have entered a new phase of long-term strategic global competition. America has moved decisively from engagement to containment of China’s technological, economic and military power. Globalisation has created new arenas for renewed ‘Great Power’ competition: financial markets; cyber and outer space; technology; the corporate world. As world order bifurcates, investors are on the front line. 

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the main challenge posed to the dominance of the English legal system appeared to be Brexit. A flurry of English language courts opened in European cities, touting for business that would otherwise come to the English High Court. We know that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so is it any surprise that litigants—including ultra-wealthy clients—still choose the English Courts to resolve their disputes?

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