KILDE PTE. LTD.(KILDE), a Singaporean alternative investment platform licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore will join Hg Exchange (HGX) as its fourth Member Firm.
The addition of a new Member Firm is another milestone for HGX, which earlier this year was granted a Recognised Market Operator license. The addition of KILDE will further boost HGX’s liquidity, investor base, and product diversity.
by Aleksandra Yurchenko
The Asian private debt market kept surging, with more global fund manager raising money to invest in private opportunities in APAC. The best way for investors to protect themselves from risks is to lend money to high-quality companies and to diversify their private debt portfolio. There's a lot of appetite for good quality credit, but supply may be limited. BNPL remains a hot topic, with traditional lenders increasingly entering the space by acquiring established BNPL players, getting into partnerships with them or rolling out their own BNPL products.
More than 1 billion people in Asia still have no access to formal financial services — meaning, no formal employment, no bank account, no meaningful ability to engage in commerce online or offline. By some estimates, only 27% percent of adults have a bank account, and only 33% of firms have a loan or line of credit.
The only way for them to get the loan is to turn to alternative lenders, non-banking financial institutions aimed to solve the problem of financial inclusion.
Smartphones have turned our lives upside down. Personally, I was a late iPhone adopter still clinking to my Nokia and later a Blackberry until the early 2010s. Despite my lack of foresight, smartphones have had a phenomenal adoption rate of 24.3% per year since 2009.
I bet you would not guess what has been the second most adopted innovation - Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) with an 18% yearly growth for the same period. ETFs have been introduced in 1993 but it was not until 2010 when they entered adulthood with $1T of Asset under Management (AuM).
Welcome to Kilde Insights Series. In this article, we are looking closer at BNPL, which has been taking the world by storm.
We cover the key problems this seamless credit solution is addressing and some of the issues it still has to tackle in order to become mainstream.
The coronavirus pandemic failed to knock the growth of non-bank lending and capital raising off course.
The APAC region has 150M SMEs but only 20% of banking lending is directed to them creating a $2 trillion funding gap to SMEs.
Globally, 40% of surveyed consumers believe that non-bank lenders can better facilitate their needs.
Private debt as an asset class is an especially attractive option, particularly when inflation is rising, something with which markets have not had to grapple for some time.
When selecting a new deal provider on our platform, we focus on analyzing their finances and loan portfolios, as well as technology and lending practices. Robocash ticks all the boxes. The group is serving underbanked customers by providing buy now pay later, short-term loans, instalments and salary loans to tech-savvy borrowers...
Critics raised alarms about the bubble they saw growing in private lending long before the pandemic — but the sector emerged from the crisis in a healthy position.
The private capital industry has grown to more than $7tn thanks to demanding for higher-returning but pricey and opaque strategies, spurring the likes of Schroders and JPMorgan to launch new divisions and sending others on the prowl for acquisitions.
J.P. Morgan's Jamie Dimon predicts that many banking lending products will eventually move to non-bank lenders. Read more at the May issue of the Private Debt and Digital Lending Digest
Investment platforms democratising access to private debt opportunities.
This article contains a video recorded during the Step Anywhere Conference 2021. Where KILDE's CEO, Radek Jezbera, presents and explains how KILDE works and what does KILDE do to tackle modern situation. KILDE is focusing on a specific asset class within private debt - consumer lending assets We have analysed...
Private debt, as an asset class, is growing rapidly. Volumes of private debt have increased significantly over the last 12 months and are poised to continue growing strongly in the coming years. Increasing cash flow needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, accommodative monetary policies, and low-interest rates are the main contributors to the expected...
Welcome to the first monthly digest about Private Debt and investing in Digital Lending providers. We have hand-picked thought pieces and new information relevant to the topic from the past month. You are receiving this because we have met you, you have sent us an enquiry or we thought that this Digest may be useful for you and your work. Should you want us to stop...
KILDE is focusing on a specific asset class within private debt - consumer lending assets. We have analysed more than 30 consumer finance lending firms in the past 6 months in Europe, Central Asia, and South-East Asia. We have seen the impact of the COVID crisis on their loan books and we have also seen that the consumer lending assets have shown...
KILDE is an investment platform for private debt. We raise money for digital lending firms. There are 1.7 bn consumers and practically all the SMEs that are not eligible for a loan from a bank. Fortunately, digital lenders can serve these customers at profit. However, here comes the problem. Digital lenders..
Technological innovation and disintermediation of the banking industry have created a nurturing environment for the rise of several high-profile Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFIs). NBFIs rely on on-line channels, artificial intelligence, and an end to end automation to serve people and businesses otherwise underserved by the banks...
by Gustavo Leal
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