Winter 2014 Subscription Credit Facility Market Review
Mayer Brown Article
Capital call subscription credit facilities (each, a “Facility”) continued their positive momentum in 2013 and had an excellent year as an asset class. As in the recent past, investor (“Investor”) funding performance remained as pristine as ever, and the only exclusion events we are aware of involved funding delinquencies by noninstitutional Investors (in many cases subsequently cured). Correspondingly, we were not consulted on a single Facility payment event of default in 2013. In addition to the very positive credit performance, the asset class seemed to enjoy significant year-over-year growth. Below we set forth our views on the state of the Facility market and the current trends likely to be relevant in 2014.