The region’s investors want to raise their private equity, private debt and infrastructure property to help raise returns amid a bleaker economic outlook, according to a new survey.
AsianInvestor spoke to Chin Chou, head of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, about how the business has focused on key areas as the region has gained international appeal.
Sovereign wealth funds’ allocations to private equity and private debt have risen, but those to real estate have fallen, according to Preqin data.
Amid Australia's first recession in 30 years, the sovereign wealth fund said it rebalanced private assets and used FX, interest rate and duration exposures, but still recorded a loss.
Global investor interest in Chinese buyout funds, in particular, is set to rise and co-investments also increasing, according to a new study by McKinsey.
The pandemic has spurred an uptick in the adoption of technology, but for some private equity managers and investors implementing the change has not been easy.