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Changing Dynamics of Private Debt

2024 started with central banks approaching the peak of interest rates, and the resulting promise of greater stability, despite geopolitical events, such as a 20% surge in oil prices due to tensions in the Middle East, adding an element of uncertainty.  

Below we review the trends affecting banks, private debt funds and public bond markets.


As we have read in the media, there have been a number of very high profile banks announcing that they retreating from the Commodity Trade Finance (CTF) Space, with BNP Paribas, ABN Amro announcing a 6-12 month wind down, SocGen closing the Singapore hub, ING and Rabobank both reviewing. These announcements are merely the acceleration ...