Everything always seems clearer and easier to understand with the benefit of hindsight. While it seems pretty apparent now that Asian private equity would emerge as a leading asset class for investors around the world, it was actually quite difficult to imagine 12 years ago that the kind of stories we have covered in recent issues of AVCJ would be possible.
For example, I hope that most of you will have read the excellent cover story focused on placement agents in the last issue of AVCJ. For those of us that have been in the Asian private equity business...
GPs see increasing potential for later-stage investment in the Australian technology sector as early commercial successes and government encouragement help reshape the national psyche
Bain Capital Private Equity will divest its remaining 15% stake in Japanese restaurant operator Skylark, completing a gradual sale of the business it acquired in 2011 and took public three years later.
Sabre Partners and CDC Group have co-led a $26 million Series C round for Indian home healthcare business Portea Medical.
Chinese self-driving truck technology developer TuSimple has raised a $55 million Series C round led by Hong Kong-based hedge fund Composite Capital, with participation from Sina and Zhiping Capital.