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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.
SSG is the latest addition to the special situations managers that larger Western firms want to acquire to leverage on established local businesses in Asia.
The firm has garnered more than $100m to date for its second direct lending fund.
The trend of deteriorating covenants looms over lenders’ risk protections, yet Asia still ranks top in covenant quality globally.
A model by Singapore’s Clifford Capital is the latest capital recycling practice in Asian infrastructure debt.
The London-headquartered firm intends to expand its origination effort in the region to source assets locally.
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The Hong Kong-headquartered firm has held a final close on its fifth Asia-focused special situations fund at a record high.
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The role of private and non-bank lenders in financing small and medium-sized enterprises is diminishing because of mounting stress signals and perceived risks, reports Adalla Kim
The rise of three Australian non-bank lenders owned by Blackstone, Cerberus and KKR illustrates changing lending dynamics in the country.
The partnership comes as Edelweiss’ third performing credit fund targets $1bn.
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The Hong Kong-headquartered firm is back in the market with its Pan-Asia direct lending fund series.
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