As Asia's private equity markets become saturated, investors are finding opportunities in the evolving private credit space, a survey released on February 6 shows.
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The Korean sovereign wealth fund aims to increase its direct investment abilities with a minority stake in US-based Golub, marking its first acquisition of an external manager.
In 2017, industry experts correctly predicted that asset owner demand would continue to drive the rapid expansion of private debt markets both globally and in Asia over the next decade.
The central bank will invest with global private credit fund managers, marking the extension of the Private Markets Programme (PMP) to the asset class for the first time.
Asia’s private credit market is seeing a surge in investments from foreign asset owners and institutions in search of portfolio diversification amid uncertain economic conditions.
Inflation will continue to place pressure on assets, and the insurer will remain defensive On interest rates and equities, said CIO Mark Shi.
Dry powder has been slow to deploy amid lower interest rates pre-2022, the pandemic and difficulty in finding deals, industry insiders told AsianInvestor.
Amid market volatility and tightening monetary policies, investors are turning to private credit, investment-grade bonds and value equities in developed markets.
With the 60/40 allocation a thing of the past, investors are looking to alternative assets for higher yield, inflation hedging, and portfolio diversification.
Driven by market volatility and the search for higher yields, family offices are raising allocation to alternative assets.
Real estate and private equity are the most common alternatives that institutional investors allocate to, but private credit is fast closing the gap, according to a recent survey by Nuveen.
Asset owners are spoiled for choice when it comes to private credit assets, but keeping and finding talents as well as choosing the right managers remains a challenge.