Q&A: Why SSG shuns China NPLs for India

A pioneer of distressed debt investing in Asia, SSG CIO Edwin Wong says he has turned cautious on China amid rising competition, but sees promise elsewhere in the region.

Q&A: Why SSG shuns China NPLs for India

Edwin Wong is chief investment officer at SSG Capital Management, a $4.5 billion Asia-focused private equity fund. In an interview with FinanceAsia, he shared his views on distressed-debt investing across the region.

Wong worked his way up the ranks at Lehman Brothers in the 1990s, becoming a senior managing director and helped found its Asian special situations group. After Lehman collapsed, he and other members of the group branched out to set up SSG...

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