Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) increased its exposure to Asian private equity by almost one quarter over the 12 months ended March 2017. The portfolio reached C$13.4 billion ($9.9 billion) as the pension plan made five direct investments and five fund commitments.
CPPIB had C$316.7 billion in total assets – up from C$278.9 billion a year earlier – of which 1.8% was in emerging markets private equity and 16.3% was in non-Canadian developed markets private equity....
Team turnover remains a key concern for LPs making commitments to Chinese private equity firms, but even the most stable of GPs must demonstrate an ability to evolve in response to a fast-changing environment, investors caution.
Redpoint China Ventures has closed its debut renminbi-denominated VC fund at RMB700 million ($110 million).
India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund has acquired a controlling stake in PE-backed logistics player Continental Warehousing Corporation (CWCNSL) in a joint deal with Dubai-based port operator DP World.
HarbourVest Partners has closed its latest fund-of-funds targeting European and Asian markets with $1.7 billion in commitments.