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Adalla Kim

Adalla Kim is a reporter for Private Debt Investor, where she covers private debt investments across Asia Pacific. She joined from a Financial Times publication, having covered Korean institutional investments across asset classes and alternative investments in Asia Pacific. Before that, she was a Graduate Intern at Campbell Lutyens, a private equity and infrastructure advisory group headquartered in London. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Trade from Incheon National University and speaks Korean, English and Spanish.
The European private debt fund manager has picked South Korea for its first Asia office as it strengthens its global coverage.
The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruption to fundraising plans and changes in investment focus.
The firm, known for its private equity investments, is now entering into speciality finance through its newly built structured credit team.
The private capital manager is ramping up its Asia-Pacific credit business by raising new capital and hiring a senior executive.
Private Debt Partners, the newly established private debt manager, is targeting $750m in its fundraising.
The surge in non-performing credit this year due to corporate defaults will not necessarily translate into investment opportunities amid covid-19.
The French asset manager is expanding its presence in the region with an external hire who will be based in Singapore.
The firm’s founder and managing partner says recovery rates on what investors thought were secured loans will be very different to historical precedents.
Looser debt covenants could allow an increasing number of rated Chinese property companies to take out even more debt, says a Moody's report.
Lenders are shifting towards stable assets amid coronavirus-led disruptions.

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