Opportunistic recaps and refinancings, with borrowers taking advantage of lower pricing, led to a 140% uptick in loan volume in Q1
Loan market flexibility and pricing steal the limelight as high-yield market for buyouts raises lowest total since 2010
Brexit prospects impacted issuance in the UK in the second quarter, but strong buyout volumes across Europe helped keep loan volumes afloat
Mid-market mezzanine has been all but entirely squeezed out of the Nordic private equity space
Italy opens up its credit market to European alternative investment funds
Lighter rules for alternative lenders operating in Germany could encourage a wave of deal activity
Despite jitters in the large-cap space, the European mid-market continues to be flooded with financing options
Danske Bank's Lars Fromm says the Nordic market will be more balanced this year between IPOs and M&A
Is the surge in German refinancings – outpacing new deals in 2015 – the sign of a weakening exit market?
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.