Macfarlanes and The Institute for Turnaround (The IFT) publish update on the business funding landscape

11 July 2024

The Macfarlanes Finance team have worked with The IFT on their recent report on the latest update on the business funding landscape, which outlines recent trends and looks forward to what we might expect to see as we move through the remainder of 2024.

The report includes a discussion of the outlook for private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers, private credit funds, real estate debt and how private credit fund lenders are dealing with corporate borrowers in financial distress. It highlights the improving outlook in 2024 compared to 2023, with the beginnings of a resettling of inflation and the expectation of interest rate cuts, expected to lead to an increase in UK M&A activity.

Read the full report in PDF format.