That's a departure from the firm's existing fund, which acquires controlling stakes in CLOs through "equity" holdings; the new fund will be advised by the same principals, Tom Majewski, Daniel W. Ko and Daniel M. Spinner.
Tikehau CLO IV B.V. will control €400 million (UA$466.5 million) in mostly European leveraged loans and high-yield bonds (with an allowance for up to 25% of non-euro-denominated assets), according to Fitch Ratings.
Most managers are looking to add three to five years of investable life through CLO resets and refis, but Apollo is sticking with a four-year reinvestment window in a refinancing of its 2016 ALM XVII portfolio.
Annisa CLO was originally issued in August 2016, just before risk retention regulation took effect, but was the firm's first deal to be dually compliant with both U.S. rules (which no longer apply to CLOs) and European rules.
GoldenTree Loan Opportunties XII was one of nine CLOs that were reset or refinanced on Friday alone, as managers rushed to lower payment prior to July quarterly payments to investors; the tally for June as a whole is $30.9 billion.
The deal, which is expected to close this summer, would bring THL Credit’s assets in collateralized loan obligations under management to approximately $12 billion and its total assets under management to over $15.5 billion.
HPS Loan Management 9-2016 will be backed by a $750 million portfolio of broadly syndicated loans and other assets, up from $500 million originally; Moody's is only rating the two senior tranches of notes to be issued.