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Strategy & Outlook

Closed-End Funds Gain PP Market Traction, Fitch Says

Closed-end fund issuance in the private placement market is on course to surpass numbers reported in 2013, according to Fitch Ratings.

Fitch: U.S. Insurers Increase Allocations to Private Placements

U.S. life insurers continue to modestly shift allocations into less liquid asset classes such as private placement corporate bonds as interest rates remain at historically low levels, according to Fitch Ratings.

France's Albioma Priced €80M PP in June

The bonds, which mature in December 2020, were placed with European institutional investors.

Trade Groups Join Forces on Euro PP Standards

Two leading trade groups have joined forces to establish a guide to best practices in Europe’s small but growing private placement market.

EC Plans Study of Europe's PP Markets

The European Commission is planning to conduct study comparing practices in the region's local private placement markets with practices in other regions, such as the U.S., analyze their strengths and develop policy recommendations for replicating this success more widely.

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