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Blackrock bolsters Asian private credit unit

Celia YanCelia Yan has been named as Blackrock’s first head of China within its Asian private credit team as the global asset manager seeks to boost its Asian alternatives business. In the newly created Hong Kong-based role, Yan will be co-portfolio manager for private credit investments across the Asia Pacific region and will be responsible for expanding Blackrock’s Asian private credit platform. She will report to Neeraj Seth, Blackrock’s head of Asian credit, who is based in Singapore. Yan joins from mainland China’s ADM Capital, where she was senior private credit investor and led the company’s overall China investment strategy. Prior to that, Yan worked for National Australia Bank as an investment advisor and risk analyst. © 2020 funds global asia

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