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UniCredit bankers explore the rise of Germany’s Schuldschein market in Investment Europe

Both investor interest and corporate issue sizes in Germany’s famous private debt market – the Schuldschein market – are escalating at historic rates, say Jörg Stührwohldt and Rudolf Bayer, managing directors at UniCredit, writing in Investment Europe. Indeed, in the first 10 months of 2016, volumes have soared to more than €20bn, already touching record …

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Alexandra Krief of S&P Global explores the European private placement boom in GTNews

In an article for leading treasury magazine, GTNews, S&P Global Ratings’ director of mid-market evaluations, Alexandra Krief, explains why alternative lending markets are experiencing promising growth in Europe. With bank lending constrained, Krief shows that the European private placement (PP) markets and German Schuldschein in particular are benefiting as a result. In fact, companies seeking …

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S&P Global’s Alexandra Krief explains the surge of European private placements in FTSE Global Markets

Writing for specialist finance publication, FTSE Global Markets, Alexandra Krief, director of mid-market evaluations at S&P Global Ratings, explores the reasons behind the increasingly promising performance of Europe’s alternative lending markets. Krief points out that while issuances of debt on the pan-European private placement (PP) markets and the German Schuldschein have reached all-time highs – …

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S&P Global on the promising rise of Europe’s private placements in FT pensions title

In an article for Pensions Expert – the Financial Times’s specialist pensions title – Alexandra Krief, director and head of mid-market evaluations at S&P Global Ratings, explores the growth of alternative lending in Europe. Specifically, Krief notes that the European private placement market grew by an impressive 78% last year, with standout performances seen on …

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UniCredit bankers discuss the future of the Schuldschein market in Global Capital

Last year’s total year-end transaction volume of €19 billion was the latest in a string of big years for Germany’s Schuldschein market, and 2016 looks set for yet another strong showing, write UniCredit’s Jörg Stührwohldt and Rudolf Bayer in Global Capital. Certainly, demand for Schuldscheine is growing, with investors seeing the German note as a …

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S&P tells TMI that Germany’s Mittelstand seek alternative funding sources

In the latest edition of TMI’s magazine, Standard & Poor’s Mark Währisch, Alexandra Krief and Claire Mauduit-Le Clercq reveal that slow banking disintermediation in Germany has not deterred the country’s famously robust mid-market, or Mittelstand, from seeking alternative funding sources to finance growth, including the well-established US private placement (USPP) market and the German Schuldschein …

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