Sort By
  • Newest

  • Newest

  • Oldest

  • Author Name

  • Author Name

  • Ishan Dan

  • James Dunn

  • Joe Millward

  • Lachlan Buur-Jensen

  • Lachlan Maddock

  • Lisa Uhlman

  • Staff Writer

  • Tahn Sharpe

Covenant-lite loans ‘like driving a car without a steering wheel’: Epsilon

A business may appear to be robust, but a savvy lender that is responsible for the capital of its investors needs to be constantly across the mountain of variables that can present themselves.

Tahn Sharpe | 31st Jan 2024 | More
External validation key to credit quality of corporate loans: Epsilon

For non-bank corporate lenders that don’t have the regulatory oversight that banks do, using third party validation for loan books is essential according to Epsilon Direct Lending’s Joe Millward.

Tahn Sharpe | 23rd Nov 2023 | More
  • Five curly questions to ask your private credit provider

    As the private credit market grows, so does the importance of due diligence when selecting an investment partner. Epsilon’s Joe Millward details the five things all potential investors should look out for.

    Tahn Sharpe | 16th Oct 2023 | More
    How to pick a better private credit provider

    Not all private credit providers are created equally, and due diligence is crucial for investors. But what separates the wheat from the chaff?

    Joe Millward | 27th Sep 2023 | More
  • No time like the present for senior secured loans: Invesco

    Senior secured loans recover strongly from economic downturns and plenty of corporates are well prepared for any ructions ahead. Still, active management matters when it comes to selecting new deals.

    Staff Writer | 18th Sep 2023 | More
    Why Invesco thinks now is the time for senior secured loans

    There’s still ample opportunity for loans generate higher than historical average returns, with Invesco expecting outperformance over the next 6-12 months. And with a recession potentially on the horizon they come with downside protection included.

    Staff Writer | 22nd Aug 2023 | More
    Private debt providers well positioned for ‘mother of all default cycles’: Revolution

    Commentators warn that a new default cycle will strip the shine from private debt strategies, but not all managers have been “sitting on their hands”. And the dislocation in commercial real estate is creating new opportunities for savvy managers.

    Lachlan Maddock | 17th Aug 2023 | More
    Clarity of purpose is what we want to see in borrowers: Epsilon

    The mid-market private manager’s co-founding partner, Mick Wright-Smith, expounds on the biggest red flag borrowers can wave, as well as the lending advice he’d like to give to his younger self.

    Tahn Sharpe | 27th Jul 2023 | More
    ‘Opaque’ private credit purveyors add value, but quality is key: Mason Stevens

    The proliferation of private credit providers in recent years is a boon for investors, explains Andrew Ash from Mason Stevens. But the attraction of diversification and returns comes with several caveats that investors should consider.

    Tahn Sharpe | 24th Jul 2023 | More
  • Private lending gains public approval as credit conditions tighten and banks lose favour

    Private lending is going mainstream as soaring inflation forces mid-market businesses to consider more flexible funding options than the traditional incumbent sources.

    Staff Writer | 15th Jun 2023 | More
    Credit investing more art than science

    What worries Harry Sugiarto most about the current investment environment is the possibility that he doesn’t get a chance to fully exploit the opportunity it presents.

    James Dunn | 15th Mar 2023 | More
    Follow the deals: To thrive in private equity, back a good fund manager

    With private equity becoming more accessible, retail investors can now take advantage of the asymmetry-of-information and diversification benefits PE offers, while its safe-haven characteristics stand out in the uncertain macro environment, according to David Chan and Cameron Brownjohn.

    Lisa Uhlman | 10th Mar 2023 | More