Profit Avenue Companions raises $4.7bn for fifth direct lending fund


Profit Avenue Companions has introduced the ultimate closing of its fifth flagship direct lending automobile, BSP Debt Fund V, with $4.7bn (£3.7bn) raised.

The credit-focused different asset supervisor mentioned that its newest fund will make investments primarily in privately originated, floating price, senior secured loans.

The fund will goal non-public fairness sponsored and non-sponsored center market corporations in North America.

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Traders embrace sovereign wealth funds, public and company pension plans, insurance coverage corporations, household workplaces, and different institutional buyers.

“The non-public credit score asset class has been established as an integral a part of the leveraged finance ecosystem and as an all-weather allocation for institutional buyers’ portfolios,” mentioned Blair Faulstich, head of US non-public debt at Profit Avenue Companions. “Trying ahead, we anticipate continued broad curiosity within the asset class as buyers search publicity to funding alternatives that supply extremely enticing risk-adjusted returns.

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“Most of the dynamics we observe in at the moment’s market ought to drive sturdy deal stream over the close to to medium time period. Our important underwriting expertise, mortgage structuring experience, and concentrate on deep due diligence supplies us with a big aggressive benefit as we capitalize on the beneficial surroundings for brand spanking new credit score investments.”

The asset supervisor’s US non-public debt platform has deployed roughly $38bn since inception in 2008.

New York-headquartered Profit Avenue Companions has roughly $75bn in property underneath administration throughout a spread of credit score methods, together with non-public/opportunistic debt, structured credit score, excessive yield, particular conditions, long-short liquid credit score and industrial actual property debt.

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