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Unitranche on the up down under

Australia is beginning to follow the US and Europe in their embrace of the unitranche structure.

Korea’s POBA mandates three US managers

The Korean public pension fund has committed $150m across Golub Capital, Ares Management and Antares Capital.

Samsung SRA raises $330m for second US real estate debt fund

Samsung SRA Asset Management, the Seoul-headquartered real estate asset manager wholly owned by Samsung Life Insurance, has achieved a final close on its second US real estate debt fund at KRW360 billion ($334 million; €270 million), a person familiar with the fundraising confirmed to Private Debt Investor. The source also told PDI that the fund […]

Mizuho to launch new infra debt fund, targeting over $300m – exclusive

The firm’s asset management company plans to launch the second project financing fund by May.

CIFC’s Wriedt: Why Asian investors are seeking US CLOs

More Asian investors are committing to US collateralised debt obligations despite the issue of mismatched durations, says CIFC’s co-CEO Oliver Wriedt.

Dignari Capital raises $262m for its second China fund

The Hong Kong-based credit manager is targeting to raise $500m for its second China-focused special situation fund.

Korean construction workers’ fund to increase offshore private debt exposure

The Korean mutual aid fund is has issued a request for proposal for US private debt managers for its direct lending portfolio.

Unitranche financing on the rise in Australian real estate

Unitranche structures are in demand as real estate debt managers find their flexibility attractive.

ACC sets up APAC committee

Influencing policymakers and regulators will be the ACC’s main mission in the Asia-Pacific.

LISTEN NOW: Why Asian families shun alternatives funds

Peter Lee of Deloitte explains why GPs should not expect Asia to produce a flood of capital from this source.