Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Singapore’s GIC Private has joined a group of investors including Yunfeng Financial Group (YFG), a Hong Kong-based financial services company backed by Alibaba founder Jack Ma, in a $1.7 billion acquisition of insurance provider MassMutual Asia.
Coopers Gap Wind Farm, a power facility under construction in Australia, has been acquired by the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a renewable energy-focused vehicle backed by QIC and Australia’s Future Fund.
China-focused private equity firm CDH Investments has agreed to invest in US-based SharkNinja, taking a significant stake in the small home appliances supplier for an undisclosed sum.
Asia’s booming online economies have created unprecedented demand for data center services, but private equity investors still must determine the best way to approach the industry
Don Ye, founder and managing partner for Tsing Capital, is sometimes called the ‘elder statesman’ of cleantech investment in China. Formative years in the US helped him clarify an actionable world view
Alex Emery, head of Asia at Permira, on global funds versus regional funds, escalations in dry powder and deal size, and how to lay the ground for when the current bull run inevitably comes to an end
KKR has opened an office in Shanghai, its third base in Greater China and eighth in Asia Pacific. The move comes two months after the firm closed its third pan-regional fund at $9.3 billion.
General Atlantic has named its second Asia-based special advisor in a month with the appointment of John A. Prasetio (pictured) to help develop business opportunities in Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Indonesia.