S&P confirms A- ratings for two Metrics Credit Partners funds

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S&P Global Ratings has assigned A- ratings to Metrics Credit Partners (Metrics) Diversified Australian Senior Loan Fund (DASLF) and Real Estate Debt Fund (REDF). Metrics Managing Partner, Andrew Lockhart, has welcomed the ratings, “The A-band ratings are endorsement of our strong credit processes,” he said. S&P Global Ratings affirmed the A- rating for DASLF, saying

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Equity Trustees appointed RE and Custodian for Metrics retail fund 

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Equity Trustees has been appointed Responsible Entity (RE) and Custodian for the Metrics Direct Income Fund (Fund) which is managed by Metrics Credit Partners (Metrics), a leading Australian non-bank corporate lender and alternative asset manager specialising in origination and active management of private debt portfolios. The Fund seeks to provide monthly cash income, capital preservation,

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Metrics launches Metrics Business Finance

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To support growth of its SME lending, Metrics has acquired Bigstone Finance, which brings deep experience and valuable relationships in this dynamic sector of the Australian economy. Metrics Managing Partner Andrew Lockhart said the addition of the Bigstone team to the funding capability of Metrics would create the scale and focus for Metrics Business Finance to become a significant competitor in the SME

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Metrics joins net zero asset managers initiative

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Metrics Credit Partners (Metrics), a leading Australian non-bank corporate lender, has joined the Net Zero Asset Managers (NZAM) initiative, marking its commitment to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its portfolio of loans and its own operations by 2050, if not sooner. Metrics is an investor signatory of the initiative, which

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Metrics strengthens sustainability focus with new hires

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Metrics Credit Partners has announced new appointments within its Investments and Corporate teams, as the business continues to grow and intensify its focus on sustainability, further cementing its position as Australia’s leading non-bank corporate lender. Alison Chan has been appointed as Investment Director – Sustainable Finance, based in Sydney, responsible for developing innovative sustainable finance

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Metrics solidifies market position with new appointments

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Metrics Credit Partners has announced new appointments within its Investments Team, as the business cements its position as Australia’s leading non-bank corporate lender. Mathew Fulton and Marc Hurwitz have been appointed as Investment Directors based in Sydney covering corporate origination. Both join from Investec Australia’s Corporate and Acquisition Finance (CAF) team, following Metrics’ successful acquisition of

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MCP Master Income Trust successfully raises $191.8 million in oversubscribed wholesale placement

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Metrics Credit Partners’ MCP Master Income Trust (ASX:MXT) raised in excess of $190 million via a wholesale investor placement to further diversity its loan portfolio. MXT issued more than 95 million units in the trust at $2 each in a placement to institutional and wholesale investors. Andrew Lockhart, Managing Partner of Metrics Credit Partners, welcomed

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Two Metrics Credit Partners loan funds secure ‘A’ band S&P ratings

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After a volatile year for financial markets that has raised concerns about credit quality, two of Metrics’ loan funds have secured ratings in the coveted A band. S&P Global Ratings announced it has assigned an A- rating to the MCP Real Estate Debt Fund (REDF), with stable outlook. The ratings agency also assigned an A-2

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Metrics Credit Partners announces several new hires as business expands

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Metrics Credit Partners, Australia’s leading non-bank corporate lender, has announced several new additions to its team as the business grows to meet strong demand from Australian investors and borrowers. The appointments in the Investments Team include Ben Evans, former Director of Debt Advisory at JLL, who joins Metrics as Investment Directors based in Sydney. Mr

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LITs – providing the structure for income

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As the number of investors seeking income in today’s record low interest rate world rises, an increasing number are considering Listed Investment Trusts (LITs). These closed-ended trusts (similar to listed investment companies or LICs) enable investors to invest in assets that require longer investment time horizons – such as corporate loans and infrastructure and property

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