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Tailwinds Likely to Persist for European Direct Lenders

Driven by consolidation and regulation in the banking sector, rising private equity activity, demand from mid-size enterprises and investors seeking alternatives to low-yielding public debt instruments, direct lenders have enjoyed strong growth since the global financial crisis. Symon Drake-Brockman uses the findings of the European Direct Lending – Review and Outlook Report by Saïd Business School, Oxford University, published in February 2021, and his own perspective to explain why these tailwinds are likely to persist.

Onex Credit Acquires Falcon Investment Advisors

Onex Corporation acquired Falcon Investment Advisors, a U.S. private credit manager. The combined platform will merge Falcon’s specialized private credit investing with the investment and origination capabilities of Onex Credit and the broader Onex franchise.