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Dealmakers Look Forward to an Active but Slightly Cooler Market in 2022 Anastasia Donde – Middle Market Growth PennantPark Founder and Managing Partner, Art Penn, spoke with Middle Market Growth’s Anastasia Donde on the 2022 outlook for dealmaking. Art shared his positive outlook, noting that while it will still be a busy year for deals, he expects activity to slow down compared to the unprecedented activity in 2021.   Read the Full Article
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Rising inflation may spare smaller middle-market lenders Nell Mackenzie – Risk Art Penn, Founder and Managing Partner of PennantPark, was featured in Risk, following his conversation with reporter Nell Mackenzie, where he discussed the core middle market, the rise of lending by private credit firms, and how lenders like PennantPark will prevail amid rising inflation.   Read the Full Article
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Despite Losing Market Share, Smaller Asset Managers Keep Battling the Giants Jessica Hamlin – Institutional Investor PennantPark Founder and Managing Partner, Art Penn, spoke with Jessica Hamlin of Institutional Investor on how PennantPark differentiates itself from the larger asset managers. Art noted that by investing in smaller and middle markets, PennantPark targets investments in the core middle market, including companies that generate anywhere between $10 million and $50 million in EBITDA, which allows the company...
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Art Penn Featured on Bloomberg Markets: European Close “We’re as busy as we’ve ever been in 14 years in the business.” PennantPark’s Founder and Managing Partner, Art Penn, spoke with Bloomberg TV’s Alix Steel, Guy Johnson, and Sonali Basak, during “Bloomberg Markets: European Close,” where he discussed the factors contributing to the growth of non-bank lenders, the trend of big banks exiting the middle market, loan growth, global supply chain issues, and more. During this...
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PennantPark hires for fundraising role Susan Barreto – Alternatives Watch Susan Barreto of Alternatives Watch shared news announcing that Pete Mitchell has joined the company as Managing Director, Head of Private Capital Fundraising. In his new role, Pete will lead fundraising for the firm’s private vehicles as we continue to expand our middle market private credit investment business. Art shared the following on Pete’s addition, “We are pleased to welcome Pete to our team, as...
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PennantPark brings on head of private capital fundraising Arleen Jacobius – Pensions & Investments Arleen Jacobious of Pensions & Investments shared news of the hiring of Pete Mitchell as Managing Director, Head of Private Capital Fundraising. In his new role, Pete will lead fundraising for the firm’s private vehicles as we continue to expand our middle market private credit investment business. Art shared the following on Pete’s addition, “We are pleased to welcome Pete to...
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PennantPark Raises Levered Credit Assets Susan Barreto – Alternatives Watch Susan Barreto of Alternatives Watch shared news of the successful closing of our fifth comingled fund last week, PennantPark Senior Credit Fund Levered (“PSCF-Lev”), securing $460 million in additional investment capacity and taking another significant step forward in the growth of the firm’s middle market private credit investment business. From pre-COVID inception in mid-2019 through March 31, 2021, PSCF-Lev’s gross and net annualized returns were...
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In July 2019, PennantPark launched four new investment vehicles, increasing the firm’s investment capacity by more than $750 million across two strategies: Senior Debt and Opportunistic Credit. The new offerings include the PennantPark Senior Credit Fund (“PSCF”) Leveraged, PSCF Un-Leveraged, PennantPark Credit Opportunities Fund III (“PCOF III”), and a substantial separately managed account focused on Opportunistic Credit.   Read the full press release here
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