Diversification bids the Korean asset owner to expand its geographic focus. The move comes after years of consideration, its CIO tells AsianInvestor.
Asset owners in Asia are warming to CLOs blended with direct private lending but will need to tighten the due diligence on their managers as a result, investment experts say.
Hong Kong-based Zerobridge is set to join the swelling ranks of investment houses and asset owners tapping direct lending opportunities in the region.
CLSA Capital Partners is eyeing the potential for foreign firms to participate in direct lending in China, amid a rising focus on private debt in Asia.
The Australian super fund changed its approach earlier in the decade and was able to scale up under a single strategic relationship.
Fund firms are busy staffing up private debt teams in Asia with an eye on distressed and special situations opportunities. But they face challenges raising money from global investors.