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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.

WATCH: BlackRock’s Boa on an “unsustainable environment”

Volatility and stock market repricing have made things more challenging for investors. Belinda Boa, CIO of emerging markets at BlackRock, says they now need to be rewarded for risk.

KTCU commits $100m to two GP minority stake funds – exclusive

The Korean institution has re-upped with Dyal Capital Partners, which is targeting a net IRR of 15%.

Korea’s NPS seeks alternatives managers for $1.9bn domestic mandates

The world’s third-largest public pension fund will also accept foreign GPs’ proposals if they have a presence in Korea.

BlackRock hires Mumbai-based MD for Asian credit deal sourcing

Rajat Agrawal will help the firm develop its India strategy as it raises its first Pan-Asian opportunistic fund.

Why more Japanese investors are demanding real asset loans

These institutions prefer floating rate-based loans to mitigate foreign currency hedging risks.

Korea Post seeks multi-asset managers

The planned commitments come after its $200m allocation across two global multi-asset fund of fund managers last year.

Japan’s Chikyoren to hire private debt managers for the first time

The $217bn public pension fund is adding private corporate debt to its portfolio as part of a five percent allocation to global alternatives.

Debt managers eye distress deals in China

Real estate developers in China are turning to private credit managers to meet their financing needs amid a continuing liquidity crunch.

Avenue Capital reaches $450m for latest Asia fund – exclusive

The New York-headquartered manager has held a final closing after a decade-long break from the Asian fundraising market.

WATCH: LPs anxious about dollar and tariffs

Senior economist Trinh Nguyen of Natixis reveals why investors are plagued by uncertainty in this two-minute video.

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