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Adalla Kim is a reporter for Private Debt Investor, where she covers private debt investments across Asia Pacific. She joined from a Financial Times publication, having covered Korean institutional investments across asset classes and alternative investments in Asia Pacific. Before that, she was a Graduate Intern at Campbell Lutyens, a private equity and infrastructure advisory group headquartered in London. She has a bachelor’s degree in International Trade from Incheon National University and speaks Korean, English and Spanish.
A model by Singapore’s Clifford Capital is the latest capital recycling practice in Asian infrastructure debt.
Two insurance giants – Dai-ichi Life and Nippon Life – have broadened their infrastructure debt scope from anchor investments in funds to making direct structured loans.
Korean and Japanese investors reveal their risk appetites and favoured sub-strategies for the asset class this year.
KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.
The world’s third-largest public pension is reorganising its six alternative investment management teams into three divisions, but compensation of internal staff will likely be unchanged.
The former president of BNK Financial Group, Hyo-Joon Ahn, has taken over the role today.
The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.
The world’s third-largest public pension fund is particularly interested in GPs with renewables funds and will accept foreign GPs’ proposals if they have a presence in Korea.
These institutions prefer floating rate-based loans to mitigate foreign currency hedging risks, with infra debt on the rise with investors for the past five years.
Acting chief investment officer Cho In-sik has said he will quit the National Pension Service of Korea, amid a second round of recruitment for its CIO.
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