GIC Private is an example of a sovereign wealth fund that has developed wide-ranging private equity capabilities. More of its peers have been boosting exposure to alternatives, highlighting the prospect of increased direct investment, but establishing sophistication programs takes time
AN LP was assessing the prospects for co-investment alongside a new fund. “Some of the Canadians need to commit at least $100 million per deal,” he observed. “And then GIC, they will do anything.”...
Baird Capital has acquired a minority stake in Nirvana Asia, a funeral services business that was privatized by CVC Capital Partners in 2016 in conjunction with the company’s founder.
Chinese PE firm Yunfeng Capital and Hong Kong-listed medical device manufacturer MicroPort Scientific Corporation will acquire US-listed LivaNova's cardiac rhythm management (CRM) business for $190 million in cash.
Emerging markets private capital fundraising – led by emerging Asia – reached its highest point since the before the global financial crisis in 2017, according to EMPEA, with capital dispersed more evenly across different strategies than ever before.
KKday, a Taiwan-based start-up that helps tourists find local activities, has secured $10.5 million Series B round of funding led by Japanese travel agent HIS, with participation from existing backer MindWorks Ventures.