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Adalla Kim

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.

AllianzGI hires two Abraaj directors for Asian private credit

The new senior hires include Weizhong Yun, who directed Abraaj’s South-East Asian private equity coverage based in Singapore.

Korea’s $567bn NPS appoints CIO after 15-month wait

National Pension Service had been without a CIO for more than a year amid a stream of resignations in its senior executive team.

Texas ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

Prudential CIO Rudd sees alpha in private markets

Rudd explains why he thinks investors are missing out on ‘the exciting opportunities’ in China.

Korea’s NPS seeks alternatives managers for $1.9bn domestic mandates

The world’s third-largest public pension fund will also accept foreign GPs’ proposals if they have a presence in Korea.

Korea Post Insurance seeks multi-asset managers

The planned commitments come after a $200m allocation across two global multi-asset fund of fund managers last year.

Korea’s NPS loses acting CIO

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.

Korean SWF targets 19% exposure to alternatives

The sovereign fund plans to increase its allocation to alternative investments by 2020.

Korean insurers face risk-based capital rules

Ability to comply with the new capital standards will shape Korean insurers’ preferences on alternative assets and deal structures.

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