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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.
The London-headquartered firm intends to expand its origination effort in the region to source assets locally.
The Hong Kong-headquartered firm has held a final close on its fifth Asia-focused special situations fund at a record high.
Asia lantern
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.
The Hong Kong-headquartered firm is back in the market with its Pan-Asia direct lending fund series.
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Private debt is making gains in institutions’ global portfolios, but they have some concerns about market conditions.
Mid-market loans and senior tranches in structured credit are two of the most attractive sub-sets for Japanese LPs seeking a ‘mid-risk, mid-return’ asset class.
The World Bank unit is de-risking investments as it pulls blue-chip investors into its emerging markets platform. Adalla Kim reports
Two Japanese insurance giants – Dai-ichi Life and Nippon Life – have broadened their infrastructure debt scope from anchor investments in funds to making direct structured loans. Adalla Kim reports

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