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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.

How the IFC is helping insurers to invest in private credit

Eugene Sullivan, a principal investment officer at the organisation, tells PDI how his team has been helping global insurers to gain private infrastructure debt exposures this year.

Insurers: How to solve a problem like risk capital charges

Asian insurers are exploring derivatives and credit enhancement measures to curb risk-capital charges and boost returns.

Partners Group lists retail private debt vehicle in Australia

The investment manager is now targeting the retail market via a listed private debt trust.

Future of private debt: Will it replace high yield?

Global fixed-income investors are poised for a revolution in credit. Plus, concerns about ‘leverage on leverage’ and changing dynamics in China.

EMPEA survey shows fundraising dip in China

Organisation finds private market activities are subdued in China, while the South-East Asian venture scene has been on the rise.

Private debt taps into growing demand in Chinese real estate

Private funds extend credit to homebuilders amid the nascent availability of offshore credit in China’s credit market.
Alain Carrier

The Canadian LP view of global private markets

PDI reports key takeaways from three Canadian pension funds – CPPIB, OMERS, and PSP – at the Asia Summit in Singapore hosted by Milken Institute last week.

Partners Group backs TA Associates’ Asian LBO

With the latest deal, the Switzerland-headquartered global private market investment manager has made more than $600m in loans across Asia-Pacific.

Corporate lending is favourite strategy for investors in China, says PwC

A record $6.4bn was raised by overseas’ investors for private credit in the country in H1 2019, according to a report by the consultant.

POBA seeks five direct lending fund managers – exclusive

The Korean investor is to allocate $250m to North American and Asian mid-market corporate lending strategies.

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