Capital Four: direct lending is gaining traction

Why would you pay eight percent to borrow money from a credit boutique — if you could borrow from the bank at four percent? And why would investors settle for an eight percent return from strategic loans when they could get 20 percent from equities directly? Capital Fours' Mikkel Sckerl and Per Kristensen give the low-down on direct lending.

Mikkel Sckerl from Capital Four has worked with direct lending for years. | Photo: Capital Four

Direct or strategic lending has been a popular tool in the US since before the financial crisis in 2008 - and the concept now appears to be gaining traction on this side of the Atlantic.

Mikkel Sckerl, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Capital Four tells AMWatch hos his firm's product works.

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