Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
US-based mobile marketing platform AppLovin has terminated a planned $1.4 billion acquisition by Orient Hontai Capital, a PE unit of China’s Orient Securities, after a long delay in the regulatory approval process. It has opted for a debt-based deal...
Mekong Capital's 6.3x return on its investment in Vietnam-based pharmaceuticals player Traphaco involved turning the company's distribution model on its head, as well as supporting expansion and improving governance
China Renaissance has added dedicated healthcare and mezzanine debt strategies to its existing growth-stage private equity offering as part of efforts to more than treble its assets under management (AUM) over the next three years.
Mutual fund managers are expected to be among the first beneficiaries of moves by the Taiwan government to cultivate a domestic PE ecosystem. Industry participants are optimistic, but they must be patient
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, and Piau-Voon Wang on how private equity got started in Asia
Gary Rieschel, founding managing partner at Qiming Venture Partners, got his first taste of China VC while working for SoftBank in the 1990s. He recollected to AVCJ how the industry made its mark on a global scale
KKR has appointed David Katz, formerly deputy global head and Asia Pacific head of government relations at PayPal, as a director and head of public affairs for the region.
General Atlantic (GA) has hired Pamela Fang, formerly head of Actis' investor development group in Asia, as a managing director to lead its capital partnering efforts in Asia.