News

Bentham IMF unveils new Texas office

New investment manager Eric Chenoweth to head up Houston operation


Selwood launches market-neutral Ucits with Morgan Stanley

Market Neutral Credit fund is London-based manager’s second Ucits

Brazilian manager Captalys launches first offshore credit fund

Firm launches offshore version of existing vehicle to attract international investors



Icers weighs up KKR and other credit finalists

Partners Group, Pathway, Portfolio Advisors complete finalists for $45m ticket


Prestige raises $100m for direct lending

$1.3bn Cayman firm experiencing increased interest from institutional allocators


Apollo-backed CLO manager Redding Ridge aims to raise $700m

New entity set up last year in response to risk retention rules


SoftBank moves into credit and PE with $3.3bn Fortress deal

Tech giant reveals plans to become significant asset manager through acquiring listed New York manager


MBS specialist sees CFO leave as it reveals SEC probe

Structured product valuations under review at Anilesh Ahuja’s firm


Menara Capital appoints ex-Merrill director to advisory board

Maroun Abboudy will advise trade finance firm on structured debt and equity strategy


Apera hires Babson and Park Square execs

Ex-BlueBay director’s direct lending firm preps first fund


BC Partners hires ex-Apollo CIO for new credit arm

Private equity firm also hires ex-Goldman pros for venture


Credit funds get post-election January boost

Distressed and fixed income strategies see a strong start to the year


Davidson Kempner MD to join CPPIB’s London team

Derek Jackson to start as MD in Canadian pension’s principal credit investments team in May




Ex-Perry PM Westhus preps distressed special sits launch

Richard Perry and Paul Leff likely to back venture set to start in 2018


Private debt increase tipped for 57% of allocators

Just over half of investors expecting to add to exposure in next 12 months, Preqin finds


Chicago LABF cancels credit FoHF search

Move follows $1.2bn pension issuing search for $10m mandate last month


Ex-Q Investments PM preps Johkim Capital Partners

Jatin Kakkar managed a credit team focused on high-yield and corporate investments


BlueMountain taps Anchorage MD for senior portfolio role

Former Ichan exec Jon Weber joins as head of portfolio company management