As we cross into the second half of 2023, we look back at our readers’ most popular investment insights so far.

Looking at the titles, clearly the spectre of a looming recession is on investors’ minds, along with what it means for investors in private debt. Our four-part series, ‘Is private debt ready for recession’ lays out the implications and the opportunities for the asset class.

Meanwhile, our most popular article addresses concerns over private market valuations. In this article, Simon Petris Ph.D., Executive Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, discusses why he believes that not all private markets can be accused of ‘volatility laundering’.

We hope you enjoy this curated list of our most popular insights and find them valuable as you look to the new financial year ahead.

Article 1
Not all private markets are ‘volatility laundering’

Article 2
Not all private debt is the same (Part one – Is private debt ready for recession?)

Article 3
Reaching for resilience as we take a closer look at leveraged loans (Part two – Is private debt ready for recession?)

Article 4
Considerations when investing in real estate debt (Part three – Is private debt ready for recession?)

Article 5
A closer look at Asset Backed Securities (Part four – Is private debt ready for recession?)

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