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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.

IFC’s private loan platform attracts $7.1bn from insurers, Asian institutions

The growing investor appetite in private loans echoes in the IFC’s emerging market private loan program, sized over $7bn and backed by global insurers and Chinese and Hong Kong institutions.

MBK Partners garners $850m for its first special situations fund

The buyout shop was looking to raise $750m-$1bn for the vehicle and is targeting returns from 20-25%

Dignari holds final close of second China credit fund on $626m

The fund has already deployed more than $300 million and wants to focus on providing downside protection in an uncertain environment

Korea Investment Corporation: ‘We are investing a lot in alternatives’

The sovereign wealth fund tells PDI why this year it is looking to invest in alternative asset classes

Asian investors spot anomalies in leveraged lending

Buyers are demanding higher-rated tranches in response to what they see as a lack of liquidity in the leveraged loan markets.

Madison Realty garners $1.15bn for Debt Fund IV – exclusive

New York-based firm secures its first Asian institutional capital, exceeding hard-cap of $1bn

Debt investors seek higher yields as property cycle enters latter stages

While the risks may be rising for putative property investors, alternative fixed-income investors such as Allianz and Dai-ichi Life remain focused on obtaining yield

OCP Asia refocuses on China funding gap

A decline in 'shadow banking' has led to a reduction in primary lending and a growing funding gap in the People's Republic

Dai-ichi Life to launch in-house structured finance team

Insurer plans to strengthen its activities in project financing

Regulations push Korean insurers to explore credit enhancement measures

Investors are seeking ways of reducing the capital burden on their alternative investments

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