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Abraaj: a test case for broken credit lines

Defaults on subscription credit facilities have been a rarity; Abraaj’s unwinding will provide useful insight into how these scenarios play out.

Banks pile into fund financing

New York-based Signature Bank is the newest entrant into the $400bn fund finance market.

Silicon Valley Bank on Abraaj, evolving credit lines & HNWs

The lender’s head of global fund banking for EMEA tells PEI about the implications of the Abraaj Group saga, enhancements in underwriting, changing LP bases and fee structures.

Fund finance: The rise of the hybrids

Fund finance facilities have traditionally been linked to uncalled LP commitments, but the focus is increasingly now on underlying portfolio investments. Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith explains the trend

Mega-funds and their mega-financings

Co-ordinating large subscription lines for mega-funds presents a unique set of challenges, write Debevoise & Plimpton’s Thomas Smith and Felix Paterson.

Lenders and lines: a guide to fund finance

From how to pick a lender to the types of lines available, delegates at the CFOs & COOs Forum offered a mini explainer to the fund finance world.

The rise of asset-based lending

Asset-based fund finance has a number of benefits for private fund managers, but they must conduct thorough due diligence, write Shiraz Allidina, director, and Michael Peterson, managing director, at Citco Capital Solutions

LP: Be prudent on credit lines

Prudential Portfolio Management Group's head of alternatives shares his thoughts on challenging GPs over subscription finance.

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