MV Credit: 20 Years of Experience in Fund Financing

MV Credit has a broad experience in using fund financing to create value for investors and working with lenders.

  • September 25, 2020
Experienced Managers with A Dose Of “Healthy Paranoia” Will Thrive in the Post-Covid Downturn

The Covid-19 crisis has triggered a downturn, bringing challenges that experienced managers can overcome with strict investment discipline, partnering with private equity sponsors and active monitoring of credits.

  • September 16, 2020
Lenders Should Look Beyond Covenants for Downside Protection

While the eyes of many are on loan documentation, Nicole Downer of MV Credit says the focus should be elsewhere, including fostering solid relationships with sponsors.

Real Estate Debt Helps Investors Ride out Crisis

Senior secured loans bring some certainty to an uncertain world.

Loomis Sayles on Loans - Q2 2020

A quarterly look at data and topics in the syndicated loan market.

  • August 25, 2020
Restructuring Series: Partnering with the Right Sponsor

MV Credit believes that partnering with the right sponsor is a key factor behind its 20-year strong track record and can help minimise the impact of credit losses.

  • August 21, 2020
Restructuring Series: Credit Selection is Critical

The importance of credit selection cannot be stressed enough

  • July 29, 2020
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We Don’t Time Cycles, We Manage Cycles

How MV Credit has managed to successfully navigate the credit cycles over the last 20 years.

COVID-19: Impact on Renewables

Ostrum Private Debt Real Asset team looks into the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the renewable sector.

  • July 3, 2020
Introduction to Restructuring Series

Over the course of this restructuring series, MV Credit will explore the lessons learnt in private debt for 20 years as well as the key pillars of minimising the impact of credit losses on risk-adjusted returns

  • June 24, 2020
Are Your Leveraged Loans Performing?

Amid high market stress, robust strategies can continue to deliver.

COVID-19: What is the impact on Commercial Real Estate Debt in Europe?

Ostrum Private Debt Real Assets team looks into the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the real estate debt.

  • May 5, 2020
COVID-19: What is the impact on the aviation market?

Ostrum Private Debt Real Assets team looks into the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on the aircraft debt.

  • May 4, 2020
COVID-19: What is the Impact on Infrastructure Debt Worldwide?

Ostrum Private Debt Real Assets team looks into the direct and indirect impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the infrastructure sector.

  • April 8, 2020
MV Credit’s View on Cov-Lite Loans

Fund’s investment strategy and loan documentation should consistently be reviewed in anticipation of economic cyclicality, whether in an up or down market, not in reaction to ongoing events.

  • April 2, 2020
COVID-19 – An opportunity to show the adaptability and strength of the finance market?

What’s the impact of COVID-19 on the finance industry (private Equity, banks, debt funds and non-bank lenders) and what it could mean for lenders and borrowers.

  • March 27, 2020
Down the Rabbit Hole: (Il)liquidity

The “illiquidity premium” has been a much-debated topic in economic theory for some time now, the premise being that if an asset cannot be readily sold without meaningfully impacting its value, then it should reward the holder with an enhanced return.

  • November 19, 2019
European Real Estate Debt

In this report, AEW shares initial analyses of loan-level data to allow answering the question: is commercial real estate debt priced efficiently for investors in European markets?

  • October 10, 2019
What Growth Are We Seeing in Private Debt and Real Assets?

Clear Path Analysis sits down with Denis Prouteau, CIO of Private Debt & Real Assets at Ostrum AM, to talk about the prospects of real assets, infrastructure and private debt going forward.

  • August 27, 2019
Is this a good time to be investing in private debt in Europe?

An interview by Clear Path Analysis with Nicole Downer, Managing Partner at MV Credit, about investing in the competitive Private Debt Market in Europe in 2019.

  • August 20, 2019
Asia-Pacific Infrastructure: Building the Opportunity

Charlse Regan, Head of Asia-Pacific Infrastructure Debt Ostrum AM Hong Kong, discusses the top 10 reasons to consider Infrastructure Debt as a portfolio diversifier.

  • August 9, 2019
There’s Value in Planes

Investing in aircraft asset class is a logical departure for institutional investors

Aircraft Private Debt: Ready for Taking Off

The constant growth in demand for passenger air travel, combined with airlines’ improvement of their capacity management, have led to an enhanced profitability of the industry.

  • May 22, 2019
Infrastructure Debt: Where is the Value for Investors?

2018 has been a very positive year for volumes in infrastructure debt with conventional and renewable energy reaching peak volume and the appearance of new high-potential territories.

  • May 21, 2019
The Growth of European Private Debt

The retrenchment of investment banks in the private debt space has given rise to unserved demand of credit and debt financing as an opportunity to private debt funds across Europe.

  • April 26, 2019
Integrating ESG Risks in Private Debt

Strong case for including non-financial information in investment decisions.

2018 Private Debt Annual Review

MV Credit shares their thoughts about the European leveraged loan market

  • April 12, 2019
Real Estate Debt is the Real Deal

Why economic uncertainty need not deter investors from real estate, explain Arnaud Heck and Cyril Hoyaux in a Q&A.

Ready for Take Off

Aircraft debt can deliver consistent income and superior risk adjusted spreads.

Secure Income and Green Infrastructure: An Unlikely Marriage?

How to source stable, long-term cashflows from infrastructure debt with a strong ESG focus

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Investing in Infrastructure Private Debt with an ESG Lens

Céline Tercier, Head of Infrastructure Private Debt at Ostrum Asset Management, explains why financing infrastructure through private debt with an ESG lens contributes to energy transition.

  • March 26, 2019
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Investing in Aircraft Private Debt

Aymeric Angotti, Head of Aircraft Private Debt at Ostrum Asset Management, explains why institutional investors should consider aircraft private debt.

  • March 26, 2019
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Investing In Real Assets Private Debt

Ostrum AM: Interview with Denis Prouteau, CIO Real Assets Private Debt

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Why Invest in Private Debt?

MV Credit: Interview with Frederic Nadal, CEO

  • February 20, 2019
Private Debt Investing, With a Twist

Many institutions, sovereign wealth funds and family offices ploughed in to government bonds 10-15 years ago when yields were attractive. Those bonds are now maturing and need replacing.

Finance Can and Must Play its Role in Fighting Land Degradation

Mirova's comment on the IPBES report on the state of land degradation around the world.

Aviation Letter

Annual outlook of aircraft industry.

  • March 6, 2018
Corporate Loans Come of Age

Compared to investment grade bonds, corporate loans provide a sizeable yield pick-up and excellent risk-return characteristics relative to other credit instruments.

Real Asset Debt: A Substitute for Bonds?

Collateralised assets benefit insurers under Solvency II.

Aviation Letter

Annual outlook of aircraft industry.

  • May 2, 2017
Solvency 2: Rethinking the Debt Portfolio

How to incorporate SCR constraints into the portfolio allocation for insurer.

Solving the Insurance Equation

Insurers need innovative investment strategies in response to regulation and low yields.

It's Time for Real Assets

Private debt can be a lower-risk, higher-yielding alternative to traditional bonds.

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Real Estate, Infrastructure, Aircraft

Institutional investors are increasingly attracted by real asset private debt.

Alternative Strategies May Add Value to Institutional Portfolios

Including alternatives strategies in a portfolio can help to improve performance whilst reducing risk.

Real Estate Debt

An alternative to conventional fixed income investments.