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With private credit relatively nascent in the region, investors are typically looking for pan-regional exposure.
The fund has so far raised over $350m, with an eventual aim of deploying between $500m and $1bn in the region’s lower mid-market.
Committed to the asset class but cautious of what lies ahead, insurance companies in the Asia-Pacific region explain their complex needs.
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The firm is making progress on its second Asian private credit fund targeting the region and believes certain dynamics are producing an unprecedented level of opportunity.
Surprisingly little is known about the exact size of the country’s private debt market, but a widening financing gap is providing plenty of potential for fund managers in the mid-market.
The sector is in its relative infancy in Asia-Pacific, with demand outweighing supply. Managers keen to participate would do well to note the vast differences within individual markets.
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KKR made a splash last year, with more than $1bn invested or committed to new private credit deals across the region.
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