Fund Of Funds
David Pierce, a partner at FLAG Squadron Asia and formerly head of the Squadron Capital team that merged with FLAG Capital last year, has resigned from the firm. Jacob Chiu, another partner,...
People | 06 Jun 2013 |
After a decade spent exploring the possibilities, Capital Dynamic concluded that best way for a global fund-of-funds manager to properly penetrate the Chinese market was "inside-out" - work with people in Beijing who come from Beijing. This is the rational...
Greater China | 17 Apr 2013 |
Switzerland-headquartered asset manager Capital Dynamics plans to launch a JPY15 billion ($154 million) Japan-focused fund-of-funds. A source familiar with the matter said Japanese corporate pension funds will be among the investors in the new vehicle,...
Fundraising | 16 Apr 2013 |
Continuity Capital, the Australian private markets asset manager, will expand its Asia credit business from its new office in Hong Kong, with demand for debt-based products in the region expected to remain robust.
Australasia | 11 Apr 2013 |
Capital Dynamics has partnered with China-focused fund-of-funds manager Diligence Capital in a bid to expand its geographic footprint in the world’s second-largest economy
Greater China | 09 Apr 2013 |
LGT Capital Partners has chosen Beijing as the location for its fourth investment office globally as the firm looks to differentiate its exposure to Asia’s largest private equity market in an increasingly competitive fund-of-funds space.
LPs | 27 Mar 2013 |
Morgan Creek Capital reportedly plans to deploy at least 60% of its next Asian fund-of-funds in China. The vehicle, the firm’s second dedicated to the region, has a target of $300 million.
Greater China | 15 Mar 2013 |
Orix has bought the asset management arm of Rabobank, Robeco, for EUR1.9 billion ($2.5 billion). The Japanese financial services firm will acquire a 90.1% stake in the company while Rabobank will retain 9.9%.
Greater China | 20 Feb 2013 |
Commonfund Capital has promoted Leenong Li, head of its Beijing office and wider Asian initiatives, to managing director. He joined the firm in 2010, having previously spent five years as managing director of Jerusalem Venture Partners’ Shanghai office...
Fund-of-funds | 29 Jan 2013 |
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank, has received $280 million from the governments of Canada and the UK and Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund for its climate change fund-of-funds.
Fund-of-funds | 28 Jan 2013 |
Pockets of growth in lower-tier cities continue to present the most enticing opportunities for emerging markets investors, says Ralph Jaeger, managing director and co-portfolio manager of Siguler Guff’s BRIC Opportunities Funds.
Europe | 10 Jan 2013 |
Ascalon Capital Managers has appointed Chuak Chan as CEO. He joined the Australia-headquartered firm last year as head of Asia, having previously worked at Hong Kong hedge fund Segantii Capital Management, ING Investment Management and Bankers Trust in...
People | 17 Dec 2012 |
Hamilton Lane is targeting $400 million for its latest fund-of-funds vehicle, with 15% of the capital earmarked for emerging markets. According to a document sent to prospective investors, Fund VIII promises a fairly even distribution between US and European...
Fund-of-funds | 03 Dec 2012 |
Shanghai Private Equity Association will partner with CITIC Securities and Bank of Shanghai to establish a RMB3 billion ($482 million) fund-of-funds.
Greater China | 27 Nov 2012 |
Anand Prasanna, known to many in the industry as Anand RP, will join Morgan Creek Capital Management as a director in their Shanghai office. He left his previous position as an investment director at Squadron Capital, an Asia-focused fund-of-funds, two...
People | 19 Nov 2012 |
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Date: 13 June 2013
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