Podcast: Why investors should increase allocations to private debt and which strategies are winning?

CEO Zach Lewy tells PDI Editor Andy Thomson why a local approach offers unique advantages for private lenders in Europe

Private credit has grown tremendously in recent years with the top fundraisers collecting $1.3 trillion in capital over a five-year period, according to our latest PDI 100 rankings. Arrow Global’s CEO Zach Lewy tells PDI Editor Andy Thomson why he expects the asset class to continue to increase its market share, especially in Europe, where several factors contribute to a favourable climate for private lenders.

Zach Lewy

Zach Lewy

CEO, CIO, Fund Principal

Zach has over 25 years’ executive experience in investment management and asset servicing. Zach founded Arrow Global in 2005 and serves as Group CEO and CIO of Arrow.

Zach has supervised over 1000 deals at Arrow and is a lead Principal in Arrow’s fund manager. Prior to joining Arrow, he was an Officer of Sallie Mae, a Director at Vertex (the BPO division of United Utilities), and a Founder and Executive Director of 7C (a U.K. BPO company acquired by Vertex). Zach was previously the Chair of the U.K. Debt Buyers Association and was named an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010.

He graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Economics with Honours and a Certificate in Applied and Computational Mathematics with Honours.