The Canadian pension funds are looking to increase their exposure to Asia across a number of asset classes, and favour India in particular.
Financials and healthcare have been spotted as promising sectors, while several tech IPOs are on the way, including a $2.2 billion fintech firm and a GIC-backed e-commerce startup.
Boosted by China's Reit market development and a series of regional measures, investors are being encouraged to utilise listed real estate vehicles.
AsianInvestor gained the views of the Asia CEO and CIO of Allianz Investment Management on the rationale behind its recent Indian private credit investments.
Experts overwhelmingly point to China as the market with the most potential for renewable energy, but asset owners have invested in other Apac markets such as Australia and India.
The German insurer's recent investment in Kotak’s real estate debt platform is the latest sign that global asset owners are continuing to eye Indian private credit strategies.