Permira splashes cash on Lowell rescue ahead of 2021 NPL splurge
by Owen Sanderson
October 22, 2020 03:15 PM
Permira opted to rescue its debt purchasing portfolio company Lowell from the restructuring that many thought was imminent, with the largest slug of equity support any sponsor has injected in Europe since the coronavirus pandemic began. Covid-19 has crushed cashflows for some debt purchasers, but next year should be a bumper year for NPL buying — for those firms with cash to do so, writes Owen Sanderson.
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