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Banks shielded from private equity squeeze – for now

By Becky Pritchard
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Private equity-backed companies are struggling to pay back loans, leaving regulators concerned that banks will be exposed should private credit funds collapse.

Highly leveraged companies are being hit by rising interest rates, stubborn inflation and tough trading conditions. Banks are weathering the downturn for now, largely because private ...

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