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...
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