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Video: Direct Lending - Introduction to the strategy

Securing yield through long-term lending partnerships.

Hermes Direct Lending Introduction

Patrick Marshall, Head of Private Debt and CLOs, introduces the Hermes Direct Lending Strategy, which aims to lend to attractive, growing businesses on terms seeking capital preservation and yield capture.

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Your Questions Answered by Hermes Direct Lending
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Video: Direct Lending - Market outlook
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