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Carlyle’s Rubenstein: ‘Debt is the biggest threat to private markets’

The firm’s co-founder says the amount of debt in global economies is worrying, along with dysfunction in government and challenges brought by ageing societies.

Credit firms want a piece of the fund finance market

Credit shops have traditionally avoided the strategy, but innovative new opportunities are luring them to carve a niche for themselves

CFOs and COOs Forum: Adding a credit strategy presents back-office challenges

The growth in private credit presents plenty of upsides for private equity firms but also offers real challenges for CFOs and COOs.

What exit? GPs investing in other GPs are in it for the long haul

Private equity firms taking non-control stakes in other such firms is booming, but the off-ramps for such deals remain mostly theoretical.

Story of the year: Toys R Us and the retail apocalypse

The Bain- and KKR-backed chain closed its doors in the US this year.

Tikehau and DWS to collaborate on funds and investments

Investing in funds, co-investment and joint products are expected as a result of collaboration between the two firms.

Too early to tell if Toys ‘R’ Us severance fund will become industry standard

The retailer’s severance fund may, however, change future discussions at the negotiating table.

Time to start contemplating tomorrow’s nightmare

It’s pointless guessing when the benign credit cycle will end, according to those on stage at our New York Forum – but it’s imperative to be prepared.
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WATCH: Rattner on why credit markets are ‘a bit scary’

The former leader of the Obama administration's auto industry restructuring talks to sister publication PDI about his fears for the economy and credit markets.

The play that might have saved Toys ‘R’ Us

The Bain- and KKR-backed chain hoped a $1bn financing package would revamp customers’ in-store experience. Could it have rescued the retailer?

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