The enduring impact and opportunity of private debt

In “The Enduring Impact and Opportunity of Private Debt,” Zachary Lewy, Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Arrow Global, discusses the strong growth and strategic importance of private debt in Europe.

Highlighting its resilience and attractive risk-adjusted returns, especially in a climate of elevated interest rates and geopolitical uncertainty, Zach emphasises private debt’s critical role in filling gaps left by the traditional banking sector. With an impressive AUM growth rate outpacing the U.S., this asset class has become vital in sectors requiring specialised operational and commercial expertise, such as development and bridge lending.

The increasing reliance on private credit by corporate sponsors for its flexibility and quick execution has made it a pivotal part of diversified investment portfolios and a key player in driving economic and positive societal change.

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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.