Demystifying private credit

Ted Richards

Wilsons Advisory

In the latest episode of the Invest it Best podcast, I speak with Challenger Investment Management, Head of Investment Strategy (Fixed Income), Pete Robinson to discuss investing in private credit.

Discussion topics (with timestamps)

  • 3:52 - Introduction to private credit and how it’s different to public credit
  • 5:40 - Difference between the US, European and Australian private credit markets
  • 7:35 - Banks and private credit
  • 9:55 - What the liquidity premium is
  • 13:05 - The positives of direct lending
  • 19:55 - Risks investors should consider and how Challenger Investment Management asses credit risk
  • 26:15 - Positioning private credit in a portfolio from an asset allocation perspective

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Ted Richards
Private Wealth Advisory
Wilsons Advisory

Ted Richards has twice been a Finalist at the Australian Podcast Awards (in the category of ‘Best Business Podcast’) and is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club and the Sydney Swans in the AFL...

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