Huge optimism about the potential for private debt investment in India is being tempered by concerns over the tricky procedures involved.
The Hong Kong-based insurer, with $171 billion under management, is speaking to third-party firms to build its knowledge, with a view to making direct investments into infrastructure debt.
Steer clear of mezzanine in Asia and China NPL funds, says Hamilton Lane. The private markets investor's ideal credit portfolio is a blend of special situations and direct lending.
Canada’s biggest pension fund is building out its leveraged finance team in the region as it strives for global diversification and growth in nascent markets.
AXA IM says senior loans and collateralised loan obligations are emerging as fresh alternatives for institutional investors looking to counter rising interest rates.
Opportunities in private financing are rising, say executives from Bordier, Cambridge Associates and Silverhorn Investment Advisors. So how would they access the asset class?
The joint-venture's new private credit fund aims to mitigate rising default risk in China by getting closely involved in the financial management of the SMEs it is financing.
Asian insurers should consider providing corporate financing to boost investment yields, argue BlackRock and Société Générale.
National Australia Bank is establishing Metrics Capital Partners to provide Asian investors with exposure to Australian corporate loans, including infrastructure and project finance.
The US asset manager has hired Rob White from Banquo Credit Management to run its new regional office in Singapore.
Bond fund house offers leveraged loan product to investors looking for a safer way to access European BB-rated credit.
MC Subramaniam appointed head of credit structuring for loans in Singapore.