For the Year of the Ox, AsianInvestor offers predictions on some key market developments. Today: Which alternative asset class will climb most in asset owner portfolios?
Asset owners and managers are being drawn to private credit investments in China and India, but also other areas. However, Asia presents unique risk challenges too.
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance and Fubon Hyundai Life said private credit strategies, and in particular private lending, are gaining appeal among their domestic peers.
The failure of an experienced investment team to raise capital for a new and well-performing distressed debt strategy highlights the challenges posed by Covid – including personal ones.
Asian asset owners are reducing equity positions and adding to alternative assets, particularly infrastructure and private debt, as they seek to diversify returns, say experts.
A new report from the Alternative Credit Council – backed by industry experts – sets out the investment opportunities and obstacles posed by the region's private credit markets.