Increased capital requirements for banks in the UK and Europe mean it is likely there will be further diversification in funding options for mid-market businesses in the UK going forward.
Asset based finance is increasing in high-growth and private equity backed businesses.
Proposed ECB guidelines on leveraged transactions
Growth in private debt capital targeting non-sponsored transactions.
Market uncertainty surrounding a slowing global economy, instability in oil prices and political events has created nervousness around the high yield bond markets.
Is the banking crisis era is over for the UK? The news release from the Bank of England (BOE) seems to say it is.
A material increase in the level of liquidity in debt funded shareholder transactions.
Is now the time to take advantage of cheap loan prices?
Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding, and the relevance to mid-market corporates.
Banks have done much to repair their balance sheets over recent years.
International regulators are focusing on shadow banking, looking into potential risks in the industry.
Director Joe Dyke discusses debt providers offering more innovative choices to borrowers.
Partner and head of debt advisory Mark Taylor discusses why we’re now seeing the emergence of debt funds outside of London, and what will it mean for dealmaking in the
Recent trends in the debt markets and expectations for the future
The diverse range of funding options for businesses
M&A analysis of the European market
Overview of recent trends and future expectations for debt markets
Resurgence in lending from banks, but transactions supported by non-bank lenders are on the increase
Appetite for refinancing is growing, as well as increasing M&A activity
Overview of recent trends and future expectations for debt funds in the funding market
Focus on new funders, increased leverage and “cov-loose” and “cov-lite” loan facilities
Interviews with Pricoa Capital Group and Chenavari Investment Managers
As predicted, there has continued to be a shift in the debt finance market towards alternative lenders, with this being particularly pronounced in sponsored deals
Clearwater International’s experienced Debt Advisory team completed 16 transactions in 2015
The entrance of a variety of new lenders to the debt market means that there is an extensive choice of funding options available
Regulation, CLOs and implications for PE
Key market themes
Tips for refinancing