Local regulators stressed their commitment to encouraging private equity investment as industry participants at the AVCJ Taiwan Forum urged the government to appreciate the role the asset...
Regulation | 21 Nov 2014 |
Everstone Capital and US tech-focused investor Solmark have agreed to acquire a majority stake in Servion Global Solution, an India-based...
Technology | 21 Nov 2014 |
From Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp to Google’s...
Venture | 15 May 2014 |
Ever increasing fund sizes have become a fact of life for some private equity firms in Asia. LPs must distinguish between GPs raising more capital for a valid purpose and GPs doing so simply because they can
Fundraising | 19 Nov 2014 |
In Beijing and Silicon Valley, there is cause for concern at the flood of capital entering the technology space. It draws comparisons with the dotcom bubble era – but VCs at the AVCJ Forum were keen to play down the similarities.
Venture | 19 Nov 2014
China has become the primary source of tourists to the Maldives. In the first six months of 2014, more than 170,000 Chinese travelers flocked to the islands, up 20% year-on-year. They accounted for nearly one in three visitors, according to the Maldives...
Consumer | 19 Nov 2014 |
Not for the first time, J-Star planted the seeds of its latest investment while in pursuit of another deal.
Buyouts | 19 Nov 2014 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai