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The firm, now known as PrivateMarketsCo, is set to sell its A$7bn infrastructure debt arm to Ares Management which attempted a takeover bid for AMP Capital earlier this year.
The withdrawal of banks from mid-market corporate lending has created an opportunity for the asset class, reports Michael Haley
The country maintains a double A+ sovereign debt rating amidst a global pandemic, Credit Benchmark says.
The deal expands ICG’s presence in Australia and will see a new fund launched later this year.
The deal is part of Investec’s withdrawal from the Australian market.
Aware Super’s senior portfolio manager, Jenny Newmarch, explains how the Australian super fund is engaging with managers on climate change.
Some investors might shun commercial real estate debt because of the drastic changes that we have seen since the pandemic. Martin Lechner of Corecam and Wayne Lasky of Maxcap Group share their insights on the investing environment down under.
The first transaction comes in the form of a A$130m senior syndicated loan facility, with capital funded via a separate account.
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M&G Investments’ origination team has grown its portfolio from zero to nearly $500m in the region, focusing on consumers and trading companies.
The latest research outlines some of the key attributes of the private lending markets in Asia.

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