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PRIVATE DEBT

Ardian and Tikehau maintain selectivity discipline as Europe’s private debt market continues to grow

Ardian and Tikehau maintain selectivity discipline as Europe’s private debt market continues to grow

According to a recent Deloitte report, the global private debt market could reach USD1.4 trillion by 2023, thus making it the third largest alternative asset class (after hedge funds and private equity). This is an asset class that has really come of age over the last decade, as private debt managers stepped in on the back of the ’08 global crash to address some of the liquidity squeeze. And Europe in particular has substantially benefited, allowing leading players such as Tikehau Capital and Ardian to build substantial platform businesses to service the European middle-market.

Client services could be the next battleground as investor expectations rise

Client services could be the next battleground as investor expectations rise

“Client services could be a key focal point going forward for how fund managers might stand out from the crowd and remain relevant,” says Ross Ellis (pictured), Vice President and Managing Director of the Knowledge Partnership in the Investment Manager Services division at SEI, when discussing the third of five trends in SEI’s latest white paper, Evolution in Asset Management.