The CEO of global LP Adams Street Partners T. Bondurant French sits down with AVCJ to discuss allocation strategies, the PE industry’s challenges and how his wariness of global mega funds paid off post-crisis.
Q: What is your global allocation strategy, and where does Asia fit in? A: The way Adams Street thinks about the world is not like buckets in a sense of Asia vs. Europe vs. the US. We have one global...
Ekuinas, a private equity firm backed by the Malaysian government, has acquired a 35% interest in Al-Ikhsan Sports, the country’s leading sportswear retailer, for MYR68.6 million ($16.9 million).
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $15 million Series B round of funding for Paidy, a cardless payment and instant credit service offered by Japanese financial technology platform Exchange Corporation.
Japanese corporate analytics platform Abeja has raised a JPY530 million ($5 million) Series B round from Innovation Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Archetype Ventures.
Allegro Funds Group has exited Australia-based Vulcanite Holdings to German multinational Continental, five years after acquiring the molded rubber parts specialist through a management buyout.