The 'Insights on Hermes direct lending strategy' special report comprises one article listed below.

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Insights on Hermes direct lending strategy

Insights on Hermes direct lending strategy

Europe’s direct lending (or private debt) market continues to flourish as M&A activity picks up and small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) look for alternative financing, beyond the banks, to support future expansion and R&D. The region mirrors what has happened in the US over past decades where non-banking, institutional sources of financing have long prevailed. Around 70 to 80 per cent of corporate America is financed this way.