Growth-stage technology has become an attractive investment theme for international LPs and GPs, with both groups planning to increase allocations and devote more resources to the sector, according to a private markets survey conducted by Hamilton...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank,and Clearwater Capital Partners will together invest $150 million in distressed assets in Asia.
While global investors often express wariness about investments in Asian credit and special situations, industry veterans remain optimistic about the future of the strategy.
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Australia-based turnaround investor Allegro Funds has reached a final close on its third fund at the hard cap of A$290 million ($218 million) as well as raising A$92 million for a sidecar vehicle.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has invested in KKR India Financial Services (KIFS), an Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) backed by KKR.
Anchorage Capital Partners has closed its third fund, which will make special situations and turnaround investments in Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia, at A$350 million ($266 million).
Australia-based Tanarra Credit Partners has raised A$285 million ($217 million) for a fund that will invest in senior and mezzanine loans across the Asia Pacific region. It is targeting a final close of up to A$500 million during the first half of 2018.
Investors see growing opportunity in Asian credit, but the region has proven difficult for foreign managers to address. Local expertise, particularly in emerging markets, can unlock the best returns
Allegro Funds has reached a first close of more than A$200 million ($156 million) on its third fund. The Australian GP is no longer marketing to new investors and a final close near the hard cap of around A$300 million is expected before the end of the...
Oaktree Capital Management CEO Jay Wintrob has singled out China and India as prospective jurisdictions for increased investment activity due to local regulatory progress, even as a number of converging macro themes inspire a more cautious overall approach.
Barnaby Lyons, managing director and head of Asia at Bain Capital Credit, discusses the opportunities available in the region’s private credit space and the changing attitudes of investors toward the space
Bain Capital Credit has reached a first close of $557 million on its Asia-focused special situations fund.
New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) has disclosed a commitment of $100 million to ADV Partners’ second Asian special situations fund. The PE firm closed its debut vehicle at $545 million in 2015.
As banks look to reduce their exposure to Asian non-performing loans (NPLs), private lenders that can offer more flexibility on terms are seeing increased opportunities for investment, industry professionals told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
ShoreVest Capital Partners, a China-focused distress and special situations investor created by former executives from Shoreline Capital, is looking to raise $750 million for its debut fund.
Bain Capital Credit (BCC) has agreed to buy a portfolio of Chinese non-performing loans (NPLs) worth approximately $200 million, reflecting the growing interest from foreign investors in the country’s distressed debt space.
Highland Capital Management has raised approximately $147 million for an Asia and North America-focused healthcare fund, having received an anchor LP commitment from South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS).
South Korea has announced plans for a KRW8 trillion ($7 billion) fund – of which half will come from private sector feeder vehicles – as part of government efforts to initiate a more market-based approach to corporate restructuring.
DCL Investments, a China-focused distressed debt and special situations manager set up by former executives at CDH Investments and Shoreline Capital, is targeting around $300 million for its first US dollar-denominated fund.
China wants to use securitization and debt-for-equity swaps to address its non-performing loan problem. Even without structural concerns and political agendas, they are unlikely to supplant portfolio sales
Foreign private equity firms are positioning themselves to address an anticipated surge in non-performing loan sales to third-party investors. Will the reality match the hype?
India’s Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) has launched a $550 million fund to invest in domestic distressed infrastructure assets with US-based GP Lone Star Funds.
Bain Capital Credit is targeting $750 million for an Asia-focused special situations fund to pursue direct lending, mezzanine debt and distressed asset opportunities across the region.