Direct Lending Managers: A Conversation with Dechert’s Matthew Kerfoot

June 30, 2017

Direct lending strategies have grown in popularity in the post-financial crisis investment environment due to their decisive returns and reliable periodic distributions. As investor demand for the strategies continues unabated, hedge fund managers seeking lucrative, risk-adjusted returns have sought to fill the void traditional commercial banking institutions left after they withdrew from the space.

The Hedge Fund LCD recently spoke with Matthew Kerfoot, a partner at Dechert, about the state of direct lending, how hedge fund managers are accessing the space and the most pressing operational, tax, fund structure and regulatory concerns managers implementing direct lending strategies should heed.

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