If you do anything, include private debt in portfolios

Andrew Lockhart  |  Metrics Credit Partners  |  23 August 2023  |  0.50 CE

The unique characteristics of private debt make it ideal for any portfolio. It is a versatile asset class that fits in either the defensive or growth component of an investment strategy – or even both at the same time. It can provide a strong hedge against inflation, increase a portfolio’s total return and decrease overall risk. Funds that hold lower risk positions in senior secured or investment grade debt may be a suitable alternative to traditional bonds. Alternatively, funds with exposure to sub-investment grade debt or alternative parts of the capital ...

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