Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Affinity Equity Partners, which already owns Burger King in South Korea, has assumed control of the fast food chain’s master franchise for Japan.
Beyond Ventures and Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group have led a $40 million funding round for Hong Kong-based genetic testing and wellness start-up Prenetics.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund based in the United Arab Emirates, has committed $1 billion to the Indian government’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).
Southeast Asia has an abundance of local players targeting early-stage deals while foreign investors fly in to participate in the later stage rounds. The industry is looking for ways to fill the hole in the middle
Yun Zhou, a partner with Chinese law firm Zhong Lun, discusses the effects of Chinese government guidelines on outbound investment in terms of who will be doing these deals, and how
Hartley Rogers, chairman of Hamilton Lane, discusses how the global fundraising boom reflects a larger private equity investment opportunity and why LPs are honing their approaches to the asset class
William Shen, formerly head of Greater China at Headland Capital Partners, has become CEO of CRE Alliance, a private equity joint venture between China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and Great Wall Asset Management.
C-Bridge Capital, a Chinese healthcare-focused private equity firm, has appointed Abbas Hussain, who was most recently global president for pharmaceuticals and vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), as a senior partner.