Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Institutional investors expect private equity funds to deliver outsize returns, regardless of the lower growth environment in Asia, which means GPs must focus more on making a difference to portfolio companies at the micro level.
China Everbright and its portfolio company Focus Media, a Chinese outdoor advertising business, have launched a RMB5 billion ($750 million) investment fund that will invest in the technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector.
The Carlyle Group has fully exited its remaining stake in Australian ports operator Qube Logistics for a reported A$350 million ($263 million).
Indian investors feel that despite recent problems with yieldcos on the global market, the model still holds promise for the country’s renewable energy sector
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Australia-based QIC is one of a handful of LPs able to co-underwrite investments alongside GPs. While there have been a few domestic solo deals, the group still sees itself more as partner than rival
Jason Shin, managing partner at VIG Partners, explains why GPs are gravitating towards the consumer space in Korea, and why company founders are increasingly willing to do business with private equity
David Liu, co-head of Asia private equity and head of China at KKR, and Julian Wolhardt, the regional leader of China, will leave the firm at the end of this year to raise a China-focused fund.
Ashish Shastry, managing partner at Indonesia-focused Northstar Group, has agreed to join KKR. He will start work later in the year as head of Southeast Asia, succeeding Ming Lu, who was promoted to co-head of Asia private equity in 2015, according to...