Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

Eden Rock forms strategic direct lending partnership with Qatar bank

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Eden Rock Capital Management, the London-based hedge fund boutique focused on private lending strategies, has formed a strategic partnership with the UK subsidiary of Qatar Islamic Bank in an effort to exploit the ongoing constraints within the banking system by funding small and medium-sized UK companies.

Eden Rock launched its latest offering, the Eden Rock Direct Lending Fund, in July. The fund provides investors with access to a range of privately-originated transactions and has a global mandate. QIB (UK) will co-invest in Eden Rock’s UK deals only.

“Current market conditions offer unprecedented opportunities to invest in strong companies that