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Investment Exchange Forum - Private Credit Series - Direct Lending
In the third installment of the Private Credit Series, Rich Excell, CFA, speaks with Bill Kindorf, CFA, of Apogem Capital about direct lending and how asset management vehicles are filling the void left by traditional regulated lenders.
William Fitzpatrick CFA & Gautam Dhingra, PhD, CFA
Investment Exchange Forum - Private Credit Series - Opportunistic investing
In this podcast, Rich Excell, CFA, speaks with Brook Scardina, a Managing Partner for Capital Markets & Investments at Oak Real Estate Partners. Brook walks us through their private credit strategy which opportunistically invests in real estate deals over a short time horizon before those loans are recapitalized. He speaks about the opportunities and risks in this growing part of the market.
Investment Exchange Forum - Private Credit Series - an investment overview
The CFA Society Chicago is embarking on a multi-part series exploring the private credit market and the different strategies with some of the most influential firms in the business. IN part one, Rich Excell, CFA, speaks to Brad Rogoff, CFA, the Head of FICC Research at Barclays Capital. Brad helps explain why private credit has grown so much post the Great Financial Crisis and how investors should think about the investment landscape
Macro Matters - the bond vigilantes return - Volume 9, October 5, 2023
Tony Zhang and Rich Excell are back after a brief hiatus to talk about all things macro. Right now, we are in the middle of a BIG macro event - the move in yields. This has implications for every asset around the world. What is causing this? How will this play out? What is most affected? How should members be thinking about the move in yields? Listen in to find out more
Macro Matters - Rates, dollar, earnings and performance - Volume 8, August 1, 2023
In this episode, Tony and Rich recap the latest FOMC meeting, how the short-term interest rate market responded, what we have seen from earnings so far this season, and how the sector performance can give us some clues as to what investors might be positioning for as we exit the summer