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Credit investors flock to Asia despite low compensation

Among other concerns are duration risk and weakening covenants

ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

How to deal with diminishing projects in Europe

With new PPP-type infrastructure projects having become ‘scarce’, John Mayhew, head of infrastructure debt at M&G Investments, is originating deals in the secondary market.

Report: Asia-focused fundraising tells a special story

Special situations strategies have garnered over $7bn since 2013, EMPEA reveals.

Why China’s online lenders are feeling heat from the regulators

It’s survival of the fittest for the country’s marketplace specialists, with increased scrutiny designed to improve risk and underwriting standards. Adalla Kim reports

Prudential CIO Rudd sees alpha in private markets

He explains why he thinks investors are missing out on ‘the exciting opportunities’ in China.

Värde Partners to tap into Indian distressed debt market

A new partnership comes amid the manager’s fundraising for its first Asian vehicle, sized over $250m.

GPs get a handle on the world’s third-largest pension’s revolving door

PDI examines the story behind the stream of senior executive changes at Korea’s National Pension Service and how this has affected business dealings.

MaxCap backs A$400m deal as Australian banks withdraw

MaxCap Group has backed a substantial real estate project in New South Wales as bank finance dries up.

The H1 2018 leveraged loan market in four charts

The leveraged loan market continues to post new issuance numbers at a near-record pace.

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