With investors queuing for opportunities and asset managers battling for talent, Asia-Pacific private debt is hot right now. Joe McGrath asks what this means for the next part of the region’s growth cycle.
The number of credit funds active in Asia-Pacific has taken off in the last five years, and the region’s pandemic experience looks like it will only accelerate that trend, according to David Fowler, country head of Singapore at Sanne.
With banks retrenching from lending to mid-market companies in various Asia-Pacific jurisdictions, there may now be an opportunity for investors to benefit. We asked Andrew Tan, head of Asia-Pacific private debt at Muzinich & Co., about the pace of change in this evolving market.