Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Hony Capital has agreed to invest in several businesses – covering furniture, beauty, and apparel – from Hong Kong conglomerate Li & Fung for $1.1 billion.
Malaysian government-backed PE firm Ekuinas has acquired domestic lighting design company Davex for MYR255 million ($62.5 million).
US and India-based training and networking platform operator MindTickle has raised $27 million in Series B funding led by Canaan Partners.
Large-cap buyouts take private equity investment to record high; KKR leads the way in fundraising, but renminbi vehicles still distort the market; IPOs flourish amid global public markets boom
From China to Australia and secondaries to venture debt, industry participants share their perspectives on the year to come for fundraising, investments and exits
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Piau-Voon Wang, David Pierce of HQ Capital, Weijian Shan of PAG Asia Capital, Michael Kim of MBK Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, Joseph Bae of KKR, and Brooks Zug of HarbourVest...
SparkLabs Global has hired Sameer Chishty, founder and chairman of Hong Kong-based merchant bank Streeton Partners, as a venture partner for its new financial technology accelerator in the territory.
Wai Hoong Fock, who leads General Atlantic’s Southeast Asia business, has been promoted to managing director.