PODCAST: Kirkland & Ellis partner Justin Solomon talks direct lending – Middle Market Junction

30 June 2016

Nothing is out of bounds in the June edition of the Debtwire Middle Market Junction Podcast.


First, Bill Weisbrod, our middle market primary reporter, speaks with Justin Solomon, a partner in the private funds group of Kirkland & Ellis. The interview focuses on the surge capital raising for new direct lending funds.


Later in the podcast, Court Reporter Pat Holohan discusses various elements of the Gawker case ranging from the ongoing dispute between the estate and unsecured creditors committee member Hulk Hogan, to the Ziff Davis USD 90m stalking horse bid.


Finally, Debtwire Middle Market Reporter Marion Halftermeyer closes the show with an off-the-wall case concerning the bankrupt Premier Exhibitions, which seeks to raise cash from the sale of its French collection of Titanic artifacts to pay down its creditors.


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