Olympus Unveils Asian Mid-Market Lending Unit

Mar 15 2013 | 12:37am ET

Olympus Capital Holdings Asia has launched a new structured lending business.

The Hong Kong-based private equity firm's OCA Credit unit will focus on mid-sized companies in Asia, the firm said yesterday, offering financing to businesses unable to secure it from banks but unwilling to seek private-equity capital. Geographically, OCA will target companies in Southeast Asia, India and Australia.

Loans from OCA will range from US$20 million to US$100 million, with maturities of between two and three years.

Olympus has hired former Barclays banker Nitish Agarwal to serve as chief investment officer of OCA Credit, based in Singapore, and Shearwater Capital founder and former Fortress Investment Group Australia chief Gary Stead as managing director. Stead will remain based in Australia.


In Depth

Why Ponzi Schemes Work: An In-Depth Look At The Allen Stanford Fraud

Dec 21 2014 | 10:30am ET

Texan Allen Stanford first appeared on the radars of financial regulators in 1997...

Lifestyle

Hedgie Funds US Squash Program

Dec 24 2014 | 8:46am ET

Squash, anyone?

Guest Contributor

EidoSearch’s Top Three Market Projections For 2015

Dec 23 2014 | 4:03am ET

It is that time of year again when prognosticators make their big market calls for...

 

Sponsored Content

Editor's Note

    Guidelines for Guest Articles

    Oct 22 2014 | 9:46am ET

    We are always looking for guest articles from hedge fund managers and buy-side firms.

    If you are interested in submitting a contributed piece for possible publication on FINalternatives, please take a look at the specs. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

December 2014 Cover

Futures 2014 person of the year

Jeff Sprecher was simply looking for a platform to trade energies when launching ICE 14 years ago but it has grown to reach the pinnacle of both the listed futures and equities world.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.