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Sep 28, 2022

Trends to Watch in the Private Credit Space as Markets Evolve

SS&C has remained closely engaged with the growing private credit sector and how the alternative asset class continues to evolve given current market conditions. The 3rd Annual LPGP Connect CFO/COO Private Debt forum will be held in New York City on Thursday, September 29, 2022, and will highlight practitioners providing valuable insights into future challenges and opportunities for firms.

Jul 12, 2022

Operational Challenges for Private Credit Funds

If you follow the private investment markets closely, you have no doubt witnessed the rapid growth of private credit over the past decade. At an average annual rate of 13.5%, private credit (or private debt—the terms are interchangeable) has outpaced the growth of private equity, venture capital and real estate funds globally. And while it is still smaller than those other categories, alternatives analyst Preqin predicts that private credit AUM will exceed that of real estate funds by the end of 2023.

Oct 11, 2019

Private credit and direct lending: a hot topic at GAIM Ops West

At GAIM Ops West, SS&C will be joining 320+ professionals from across the fund and investor spectrum, representing the increasingly diverse nature of the alternatives industry. As part of the conference, three senior SS&C thought leaders, including Katherine Pearce, Vice President Product Management and Solutions Consulting, will be lending their knowledge to panel sessions covering key themes on investor allocation, private equity operations and private credit focal points for investor ODD.

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.

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