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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.

GSO back in the market with European Senior Debt Fund II – exclusive

Blackstone’s credit arm secures follow-on commitment from Asian insurer for its latest European fund after predecessor closed on €1.9bn.

VIDEO: Why Southeast Asia is on the rise

Private investment opportunities are emerging in the region as investors seek stable income streams and founders look for anti-dilutive funding options, says Wen Tan, co-head of private equity, Asia Pacific, at Aberdeen Standard Investments, in this two-minute video.

Virginia pension commits $150m to SSG Capital Partners V

The Hong Kong-headquartered firm is back in the market with its Asia-focused special situations fund series.

CDPQ backs Edelweiss’ second distressed debt fund

The Mumbai-based alternative asset manager has held a final close on its successor distressed vehicle on $1.3bn.

POBA seeks mid-market direct lending managers

The Korean institutional investor plans to hire European managers by late February

Need for stable returns driving CIC’s private investments

China Investment Corporation president and vice-chairman, Tu Guangshao, explains why the sovereign wealth fund is increasing its alternative investments.

ICG revamps its mezzanine and equity team for Asia-Pacific

With new hires, the firm’s Asian strategy now includes providing ‘flexible capital’ for management buyouts.

Dignari Capital garners $476.5m for China Credit Fund II

The Hong Kong-based credit manager is aiming to reach a final close on $500m by the end of H1 2019.

Foreign investors betting big on mortgages in China

Distressed debt fund managers including Bain Capital Credit are exploring China’s ‘secured’ lending practices.

South Korean LPs shifting focus to European private credit

Increased demand from Korean investors is benefitting mid-market GPs as the capital flows into direct lending… for now at least. Adalla Kim reports.

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