One of the main consequences of the 2008/2011 financial crisis is the reinforcement of the regulatory capital requirement for banks in the European market (Basel, 3 and 4).
A stricter regulatory environment has made it very expensive for banks to hold certain types of loans on their balance sheets. As a results, many SMEs have been left aside with no possibility to find financing. They are turning to private debt instruments. Private debt includes all forms of private lending, with or without ISIN.
Gerald has worked for more than 15 years as an investment advisor for HNWI and UHNWI. Gerald is the author of several books on alternative assets. He teaches a class on investment strategy at the Russian Presidential Academy (RANEPA). Gerald is a board member of the hedge fund committee of the National Alternative Investment Management Association.
Irfan has over ten years’ experience in alternative investments and fund management, and has worked extensively with early-stage companies and in emerging markets. Irfan has deep experience in corporate governance, compliance, finance, international tax, operations and business strategy. He has previously worked at the SEC and practiced as an attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in New York. Irfan holds honours degrees from the University of Oxford, Harvard Law School and the University of Cambridge.
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