Investors continue to seek returns and diversification away from the Public credit markets as bonds continue to be heavily impacted by rising inflation and higher rates. The Pivot camp keeps getting drowned out. AsiaDealBox at Amstel Securities (Asia) Pte Ltd has been originating and executing Asia private credit transactions for over 10 years since June 2013 when we first launched this platform. Over the 10 years to June 2022 Private capital provided an average IRR of 15.1%* and outperformed the MSCI World Index by 5.6%.*

* According to Prequin Pro
Access to financing from underserved sectors, fast acquisition opportunities, unloved sectors , and flexible bespoke solutions remains challenging with traditional bank lenders. Even as rates have risen, they are slow to process and reluctant to understand Borrowers needs. Some banks are even seeding Private Credit Funds. Private capital dry powder in APAC now circa USD 200bn as at end 2022 versus just USD 35bn as at end 2019.