eSeminar - CPT Bearing

Private Debt as a New Investment Class


This eSeminar is a recorded session of the webinar held on 9 March 2022.

Private debt is one of the largest alternative asset classes globally but is still at an early stage of development in Asia. This asset class offers an attractive risk/return profile and diversification versus public fixed income. It becomes topical given its inflation hedge characteristics and continued growth due to stricter lending regulations for banks.

In this eSeminar, you will learn about the background, characteristics, categories, risks and opportunity of private debt.


By completing this eSeminar, you will
- understand the background, market dynamics and product characteristics of private debt as an alternative asset class
- gain practical insights on the risk/return profile and opportunity of private debt for borrowers and investors


1. Background to private debt as alternative asset class
2. Market dynamics
3. Product characteristics
4. Opportunity for borrowers and investors
5. Risk/return profile

Who should attend

Asset Managers, Private Bankers, Insurance and Family Office Practitioners, Regulators, as well as High Net Worth Investors.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Peter James SZEKELY
Peter is a founding member of TCP and sits on the Board, Investment Committee and Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. He is responsible for the business management and investment activities across TCP’s regional footprint. Peter brings 25 years of debt market experience. Peter has experience in both private and public debt markets, having previously led Morgan Stanley’s Asia-Pacific leveraged finance team, as well as Standard Chartered’s global high yield bond business. He previously worked at Credit Suisse, where he focused on high yield bond origination, before setting up the Hong Kong Leveraged Finance business. Peter started his career at JPMorgan in New York and spent the first 8 years of his working career in credit functions, primarily loan syndications. He was most recently head of funds coverage for ANZ. Peter holds a BA in Economics and Chinese from Middlebury College.


Relevant Subject
Type 9 - Asset management
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00
All Member: HK$200
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$200
Non-Member: HK$400