PE funds have long used credit facilities, but are these loans now being used to boost IRRs?
Leading industry practitioners discuss challenges and opportunities for deal financing in 2016
Seven tips on entering the unquote" awards
German refinancings are increasingly turning to alternative lenders
Attractive lending markets in southern Europe causing increased competition for assets and a hike in prices
Exclusive Q&A with Commerzbank managing director Thorsten Gladiator
SEB's Hewer on the German lending landscape
Debt landscape is rapidly changing, according to Marlborough Partners' latest report
RBS’s Roach and Hassan on the changing UK debt landscape
Dagmar Kent Kershaw, ICG
Increasing bank appetite for fund financing means improving fund liquidity is becoming easier
Record low coupon on Labeyrie bonds
Despite bringing much-needed liquidity and competition to the debt market, many GPs are still wary of alternative lenders. Alice Murray pits traditional lenders against these alternatives to find out which has the upper hand.
Christian Nagel, partner and co-founder of Earlybird Venture Capital, speaks to Kim Richters about plans for the new stock market tier in Germany, proposed to aid financing prospects for start-ups
The German government's draft proposals for banking reform, based on the Liikanen Report, are seen by many in the private equity industry as yet another threat from legislators, despite the unclear effect it may have on the asset class. Carmen Reichman...
Austria’s private equity scene could be on the verge of a mini-boom as January’s deal activity has already outperformed last year’s first quarter.
The BVCA has called for the return of the controversial taper relief for capital gains tax (CGT) in some cases.
Good signs for 2013
Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB, Barclays, HSBC – all names that can be seen on high streets across Britain. From credit cards to mortgages to investment banking and acquisition finance, these powerful institutions once had the UK’s credit market...