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The rise of Private Debt

Credit-Vision comments on best practices in monitoring private debt deals

Credit-Vision comments on best practices in monitoring private debt deals

Credit Vision

12 Jul 2018
CV Editorial Board

Credit-Vision

Private debt has been growing exponentially over the past few years, largely as a result of the disintermediation of the banking sector and institutional investors’ hunt for yield. Just like the private equity market a decade and more ago, private debt is ripe for change.

“The rise of leverage loans as a $1tn asset class” titled the Financial Times in a recent article. This number is reminiscent of private equity ten years ago...

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IFRS 9: Thorn on Banks’ Side or Catalyst for Change

Credit Vision

16 May 2018
CV Editorial Board

Credit-Vision

IFRS 9, the new set of accounting rules on financial instruments, is forcing banks to think differently. And that’s a good thing.
Banks are used to measure financial assets at either fair value, which is an estimate of the potential market price, or amortised cost – as the name suggests, this cost considers amortisation of the fixed asset.

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Credit Vision CEO Paolo Malaguti interviewed by The Banker

Credit Vision CEO Paolo Malaguti talks impact of new technologies on private debt markets

Credit Vision CEO Paolo Malaguti talks impact of new technologies on private debt markets

Credit Vision

16 April 2018
Credit-Vision

Credit-Vision

Frederic Guirinec Weighs In On Italy’s Investability with Money Week

Italy offers many gems for private debt investors despite inconclusive general election results.

Italy offers many gems for private debt investors despite inconclusive general election results.

Frédéric Guirinec

12 March 2018
Frédéric Guirinec

Frédéric Guirinec

After two decades of stagnation the Italian banking sector is starting to show signs of reform. New provisions are particularly aimed at speeding up insolvency and enforcement proceedings, while banks also work on slimming down their balance sheets and selling non-performing loans to specialist investors.

Italy is the 7th largest manufacturer in the world, ahead of the UK and France, thanks to its mosaic of strongly performing SMEs that create great investment opportunities for private debt managers, despite sluggish GDP and political instability affecting the peninsula these days...

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MiFID II: threat or opportunity for debt markets?

From the invention of cars to cryptocurrencies, regulation usually follows technology development. Could for once MiFID II be an exception and be the piece of regulation that fosters technology innovation?

From the invention of cars to cryptocurrencies, regulation usually follows technology development. Could for once MiFID II be an exception and be the piece of regulation that fosters technology innovation?

Jane Duscherer

8 Febuary 2018
Jane Duscherer

Jane Duscherer

The second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, or MiFID II, has recently grabbed the headlines and generated some anxiety among investment professionals. While MiFID I primarily impacted equity markets, MiFID II touches all asset classes including the debt markets. In fact, the overall aim of the directive is to further integrate European financial markets, encourage transparency and drive down trading costs. All these aspects are badly needed in the corporate debt markets...

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Why Putin's legacy is the world's cheapest stock market

Credit-Vision's Frederic Guirinec's cover story in MoneyWeek

Credit-Vision's Frederic Guirinec's cover story in MoneyWeek

Frédéric Guirinec

12 January 2018
Frédéric Guirinec

Frédéric Guirinec

There are good reasons for foreign investors to be nervous about Russia. But there are also reasons for cautious optimism about its future.

This weekend many Russians will welcome the new year for the second time in a fortnight. While the country officially starts the year with the New Year public holiday on 1 January along with the rest of the word...

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Credit-Vision at Sullivan's Restructuring Seminar

Credit-Vision’s Edith Fishta moderates Sullivan & Cromwell’s Fifth Annual Restructuring Seminar

Credit-Vision’s Edith Fishta moderates Sullivan & Cromwell’s Fifth Annual Restructuring Seminar

Edith Fishta

12 December 2017
Edith Fishta

Edith Fishta

Our VP of Market Coverage talks challenges and opportunities in the shipping industry with market experts at Sullivan & Cromwell’s Restructuring Conference...

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Credit-Vision Market Insights

Credit-Vision's Edith Fishta Talks Future of Direct Lending with Deloitte

Credit-Vision's Edith Fishta Talks Future of Direct Lending with Deloitte

Edith Fishta

1 December 2017
Edith Fishta

Edith Fishta

Deloitte paints a positive market picture for the first eight months of 2017, mentioning economic performance strengthening in Europe, Japan and emerging markets. On the loan side – where supply and demand is still imbalanced – as much as EUR12.5bn...

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Tikehau Press Release

Tikehau Capital Places EUR300m Bonds Maturing in 2023

Tikehau Capital Places EUR300m Bonds Maturing in 2023

Press Release

27 November 2017
Market News

Press Release

Tikehau Capital announced today that it has successfully completed the placement of a EUR300m bond issue maturing in November 2023. This inaugural senior unsecured bond issue has a fixed annual coupon of 3%...

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Credit-Vision Newsletter

Credit-Vision Upgrades To High Growth Space 24 with Silk Ventures

Credit-Vision Upgrades To High Growth Space 24 with Silk Ventures

Credit Vision

20 November 2017
Press Release

Credit Vision

Credit-Vision, the UK Government-backed FinTech start- up aiming to standardise access to corporate credit data for banks and investment funds, announced today it has moved its headquarters to High Growth Space 24 (HGS24)...

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Amundi Press Release

Amundi Expands Private Debt Business

Amundi Expands Private Debt Business

Press Release

7 November 2017
Market News

Press Release

Amundi's Private Debt business line, created in 2012 and integrated a year ago into the Real and Alternative Assets division, is expanding its financing offering. Following the closing of the third vintage...

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ING Press Release

Dufry Out With EUR2.4bn-equivalent Refinancing via 28 Banks

Dufry Out With EUR2.4bn-equivalent Refinancing via 28 Banks

Press Release

6 November 2017
Market News

Press Release

Dufry, the Swiss-based travel retailer, is out in the market with a EUR2.4bn debt package. Global Coordinator and Agent ING Bank has arranged the facilities with a syndicate of 27 other banks.

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Coffee Break at Credit-Vision

Credit-Vision's Edith Fishta meets Michael Collins, CEO Invest Europe

Credit-Vision's Edith Fishta meets Michael Collins, CEO Invest Europe

Edith Fishta

20 October 2017
Edith Fishta

Edith Fishta

As I make my way through the lavish crimson-dominated reception of the Chesterfield Hotel, a Mayfair townhouse built in 1740, my fast-paced tech-savvy world at Canary Wharf’s Level39 becomes a distant memory. I slow my pace down, partly to make sure I don’t miss the entrance to the breakfast room, partly because I want to fit in. It’s ‪8.50am‬ and sitting across the table from me, a fresh-faced Michael Collins...

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Sowing Success

Credit-Vision's Frédéric Guirinec's latest article in Moneyweek

Credit-Vision's Frédéric Guirinec's latest article in Moneyweek

Frédéric Guirinec

20 October 2017
Frédéric Guirinec

Frédéric Guirinec

Picking the start-up stars of the future can be a potential minefield, but listed incubators and accelerators offer some great buying opportunities.

“The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be,” wrote the poet Paul Valery. It is a maxim that investors would do well to remember in this era of rapid change. Past corporate successes...

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Credit-Vision Fundraising

Credit-Vision announces closing of Inaugural Fundraising Round

Credit-Vision announces closing of Inaugural Fundraising Round

Credit Vision

20 October 2017
Press Release

Credit Vision

Credit-Vision, the UK Government-backed FinTech start-up developing the next generation credit data platform for banks and investment funds, has announced the closing of it inaugural fundraising round.

The Company is backed by a syndicate of industry leaders in financial services and technology. Its investor base is diverse and global in nature spanning across the UK, Europe and the US...

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CVC Press Release

Cary Ho to join CVC Credit Partners as Global Head of CLO Origination and Managing Director

Cary Ho to join CVC Credit Partners as Global Head of CLO Origination and Managing Director

Press Release

20 October 2017
Market News

Press Release

CVC Credit Partners announced today that Cary Ho will join the firm as the Global Head of CLO Origination and Managing Director. Cary will be based in New York and will report to Gretchen Bergstresser, Head of US Performing Credit, and work alongside the CVC Credit Partners Global CLO team ...

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