Xiaolin Zhang, co-founder and managing partner at China-focused distress specialist Shoreline Capital, discusses the NPL opportunity and what private equity firms must do to address it
Q: Shoreline's third fund closed at $500 million in mid-2015 (and was followed by an overflow vehicle of $200 million). What does the speed and nature of deployment say about overall trends in the market?...
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Vertex Ventures, a VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has received commitments of $180 million from Japanese investors for a fund-of-funds that will support its global portfolio of VC vehicles.
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