China's Non-Performing Loans are rising fast - Are there now opportunities for investors?

Dec 2015



Non-performing loans (NPLs) are on the rise in China. As at the end of September 2015, NPL levels stand at RMB 1.2 trillion or 1.59% of total loans. Rising NPLs in China's banks are the direct result of an unprecedented 5 year debt binge and a slowing economy.

In this issue of Spectrum, we share with you our insights on the current state and future development of the China NPL market, and what this means for foreign investors.

When it comes to NPL issues, our Portfolio Advisory Group has the necessary experience to help you navigate through the loan acquisition and recovery process. The depth and breadth of our experiences gives us unique insights into the loan valuation and recovery process, and this can help to narrow the expectation gap between NPL buyers and sellers, and help make deals happen.