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Feb 5, 2019

Are private equity firms becoming the new banks?

In a recent blog, we examined the rapid growth of private credit funds and noted that private equity investors are at the forefront of this trend towards alternative financing.

Nov 27, 2018

The quiet explosion in private credit

Private credit is now a mainstream source of financing, fueling growth for small, medium, and large enterprises worldwide across a wide range of sectors. Per Preqin, the number of private debt funds reached a historic high of 389 at the end of Q2 2018.

Oct 2, 2018

Hedgeweek honors SS&C Advent for Best Managed Account Platform

Hedgeweek readers did not hedge on this one. They selected SS&C Advent as the Best Managed Account Platform Technology Firm in the annual Hedgeweek USA 2018 Awards, presented at a ceremony in New York on September 20.

Apr 2, 2018

Managing distressed debt fund structures

How does a borrower’s bad debt become an investor’s good fortune? Many hedge funds and hybrid funds acquire loans that have gone into default at a deep discount, essentially betting that the borrowers will be able to resume payments in the future and the loans will regain their full value.


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