The Philippines was praised for its political stability as investor wariness around President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on drugs became a recurring talking point at the AVCJ Philippines Forum.
“We may or may not agree with the actions of the government or the president but regardless, it has been a very democratic process, and I would say that for the last 10-15 years, it has been a smooth...
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.