Chinese private equity firms that count government-related entities among their shareholders face uncertainty over their financial obligations to the state
To most investors, the prospect of handing the government shares in a portfolio company for free as it prepares to go public and realize a cash windfall is inconceivable, let alone unappetizing. But this...
IFM Investors has moved from fund-of-funds through co-investment to a direct approach designed to meet its superannuation fund clients’ concerns about access, cost, and transparency. Is it working?
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Kevin Zhang, one of the two co-founders of Chinese middle market private equity firm Ascendent Capital Partners, is retiring from the firm. He is understood to be planning to establish his own family office.
Chinese online retailer JD.com has raised approximately $2.5 billion for its logistics subsidiary from investors including Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital China.