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Temasek unveils $1.1bn PE portfolio to back CLO

Blackstone and Silver Lake feature strongly in the portfolio underpinning the state backed firm's Astrea IV collateralised loan obligation.

Korean SWF targets 19% exposure to alternatives

The sovereign fund plans to increase its allocation to alternative investments by 2020.

PAG closes its Asian Loan Fund III at $950m – exclusive

The Hong Kong-based investment firm has garnered capital for its third Asian loan fund from 12 institutions.

CDH Investments raises $1bn for its China debt fund V – exclusive

The Beijing-based investment firm’s fifth China-focused mezzanine debt fund, when officially closed, will be more than double the size of its predecessor.

Dignari nears $500m China debt fund target – exclusive

The Hong Kong-based credit manager has raised $400m so far for its second China-focused credit fund.

Who’s interested in HNA?

Distressed debt managers are shunning single-borrower credit investments as they face challenges in the due diligence process.

WATCH: US rates forcing Korea LP strategic shift

Given the changing environment in the US, Korean insurer Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance is looking at new markets and different types of investment, says head of infrastructure Jake Lee.

Aircraft leasing: Waiting for take-off

As the airline travel industry continues to grow, there is potentially more opportunity in aircraft leasing. However, there are risk factors to be considered.

II Tokyo Summit: Infra debt chosen for stable cash yields and lower fees

Now that infrastructure debt has become a popular asset class among Japanese institutions, fee and fund structures are drawing their attention.

India: Capitalising on the trend to lend

India has a growing population of young entrepreneurs for whom banks are no longer the only providers of finance. Vik Mehrotra of Venus Capital discusses the rise of alternative lenders.

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