Revolution Asset Management Chief Investment Officer, Bob Sahota and Senior Portfolio Manager, Simon Petris discuss the latest developments within the Australian and New Zealand private debt market and the portfolio.


  • 0:00 – Australian and New Zealand private debt market update.
  • 3:19 – An explanation of how the portfolio yield rises as the RBA cash rate increases, with a current portfolio yield of 10.2% across the 47 loans within the portfolio.*
  • 6:18 – Where we are seeing the pressure points and safety zones in our key focus areas of Leveraged Loans, Real Estate Debt and Asset Backed Securities (ABS).
  • 11:23 – A detailed look at ABS exposure – including an overview of the main sub-sectors; Consumer Finance, Residential Mortgages, Auto Loans, Commercial Real Estate Lending, and Equipment Finance. And as lenders to ABS, why focusing on the private warehouse side and conducting thorough stress testing helps to mitigate risk against potential losses. We focus in on the Consumer Finance side and why we see this sub-sector as a significant source of alpha.
  • 26:20 – An update on the performance of Revolution Private Debt Fund II and why manager and strategy selection is key when investing in private debt.

*Data for the Revolution Private Debt Fund II as at 30 June 2023. The portfolio yield is the total return anticipated on the portfolio if the holdings were held until their maturity.

Recorded 26 July 2023

Read our June 2023 quarterly review for more information on performance and the portfolio of loans. To learn more about the Revolution Private Debt strategy, contact us.

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