Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
KKR will sell its 45% stake in Australia-based healthcare provider GenesisCare as China Resources Group and Macquarie Capital agreed to buy a majority interest in the business.
Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has formally announced a financial technology investment strategy aimed at improving customer experience while encouraging domestic start-ups to keep up with changes in the global market.
China Investment Corporation (CIC) posted a 2.96% loss on its international portfolio in 2015 – the first annual negative return in four years and the third since its inception in 2008.
Deal-by-deal investment is gaining traction in Southeast Asia due to a reluctance to back blind pool funds in the region and highly localized deal-sourcing. It is unclear whether the dynamic could, or should, remain
Kyle Shaw, managing director of Shaw Kwei & Partners, discusses the value to be found in taking traditional yet complex industrial businesses and switching them to a high-end track.
Tata Capital currently manages five private equity funds across different strategies. Pramod Ahuja, a partner responsible for the firm’s $240 million growth vehicle, discusses the opportunity set
Japanese GP J-Star has promoted Yuki Kashiyama, an investment professional in the operating team, and Tomoko Ando, who works in the administration team, to partners.
Vishal Bakshi, a managing director at Goldman Sachs in India, has left the firm to found his own private equity firm Avatar Growth Capital Partners.