While the private debt market currently in Asia is currently minuscule compared to global markets, and largely untapped, there is an anticipated demand for such non-bank, long-term financing for growth enterprises. Global PE majors have readied billions of dollars of private credit capital to deploy in the region. This panel will explore the top sectors and markets that will drive private credit growth in Asia. How is the risk-return profile evolving for private debt investors in Asia and what is the outlook ahead? With a spate of bad loans turning mainstream banks wary, will private credit emerge as a core financing tool by filling the gap left by lenders?