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Alex Lynn is Asia Editor for Private Equity International in Hong Kong. He previously covered the EMEA region from PEI's London office, where he was shortlisted for State Street's Journalist of the Year - Alternatives 2018 and 2019. He has a master's degree in Journalism from Kingston University and can be found tweeting at @alynnpei.
In her new role as managing director in KKR's Client and Partner Group, Haining Yin will primarily focus on leveraged credit, private credit, asset-based finance and opportunistic strategies.
The firm intends to raise around $415m by issuing new shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Asia tie up
Hong Kong-based Ascentium Group was founded in 2020 by James Lee, former head of Asia distribution at Credit Suisse.
Tokyo
The insurance giant has promoted a member of its global credit investment team to lead its $10bn push into alternatives, Private Equity International has learned.
Coronavirus impact on markets
Drawdowns could enable managers to pre-empt liquidity issues arising from the pandemic but may compound the problem for certain LPs.
Chinese pharmacy
Deal sourcing will be led by Peng Fu, a former MD at Chinese investment manager Fosun, according to an investor email seen by PDI's sister title PEI.
Debt line
GPs can avoid potential liquidity issues by drawing down loans early and performing greater due diligence on their lenders.
Car mechanic
A look at the debt fund's loan terms, expected performance and opportunity set.
Top-decile institutional investors had a median allocation of 40% or more in private investments, according to Cambridge Associates research.
Sister title PEI's interactive charts paint a picture of how the two would marry together.
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