Insights 2021: Leverage

GPs appear relaxed about the growth of the leveraged loan market, while possible covid-related covenant issues sit more front-of-mind.

Nearly two-thirds of CFOs surveyed by Private Funds CFO use leverage in their funds, and there were deep concerns earlier this year about how this leverage would hold up amid a near-universal liquidity freeze. In this report from our Insights 2021 Survey, Victoria Robson reports that while GPs seem relaxed about leverage, post-covid covenant issues are now more of a concern for some.

Email prepared by Graham Bippart