IDFC Alternatives is preparing to launch its latest private equity fund soon, which will have a target of $400 million.
South Asia | 17 Apr 2015 |
BPE Asia Real Estate, the property-focused affiliate of Baring Private Equity Asia, picks its markets based on entry price per square foot. When investing in property developments, this is inextricably tied to land costs.
Fundraising | 01 Apr 2015
Baring Private Equity Asia’s real estate affiliate has closed its debut fund with $365 million in commitments. The first two investments have also been completed in South Korea and the Philippines, respectively.
Fundraising | 31 Mar 2015 |
Mercury Capital Investment, a subsidiary of Singapore-listed Mercurius Capital Investment, has teamed up with a Chinese real estate developer to launch a RMB500 million ($80 million) PE fund targeting urbanization projects in China.
Greater China | 31 Mar 2015 |
KKR has launched its second Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC), teaming up with Singapore’s GIC Private to focus on providing structured credit solutions for real estate developers.
Real estate | 08 Jan 2015 |
SC Capital Management has reached a final close of $850 million on its fourth Asia-focused property fund. The corpus represents a substantial increase on Fund III, which raised $530 million in 2011.
Fundraising | 12 Dec 2014 |
ICICI Venture is being sued by a group of 69 non-resident Indian investors who are seeking $103 million in damages from over alleged losses from a property fund run by the GP.
South Asia | 29 Oct 2014 |
Suning Commerce Group, China's leading home appliance retailer, has sold 11 stores to CITIC Securities’ direct investment arm Goldstone Investment for RMB4.01 billion ($655 million).
Greater China | 16 Oct 2014 |
The investment arm of global real estate advisor CBRE has announced a final close on the Asia Alpha Plus III (AAP III) Fund of $236 million.
Fundraising | 12 Aug 2014 |
India’s long-awaited real estate investments trusts (REITs) inched closer to reality as the government offered clarification on the tax status of the structures.
Real estate | 11 Jul 2014 |
Prologis, an industrial real estate investment trust (REIT), has raised another $588 million for Prologis China Logistic Venture, a platform used to acquire and manage logistics properties in China.
Greater China | 08 Jul 2014 |
A PAG-led consortium has acquired a portfolio of around EUR700 million ($954 million) in primary subordinated loans held by Commerzbank’s Japan real estate subsidiary, plus local operations and staff.
Real estate | 27 Jun 2014 |
StepStone has moved into the real estate sector with the addition of executives from Clairvue Capital Partners. The new team has built portfolios in the US and Europe and plans to add professionals in Asia over the next 12 months.
Real estate | 26 Jun 2014 |
Piramal Capital has merged its real estate private equity fund management business - Indiareit - and its real estate-focused non-banking financial company (NBFC).
South Asia | 29 May 2014 |
Sino-US real estate investor Century Bridge Capital has committed $60 million to two joint venture developments in China.
Greater China | 20 May 2014 |
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South Korea continues to solidify its position as a premier destination for Asian private equity and venture capital investments. In 2014, nearly US$11 billion was invested into South Korean companies with exits topping US$8 billion, the highest return figures in the last 10 years. It is easy to see why international and domestic GP's hold South Korea in high regard, being one of few Asian destinations where large leveraged buyouts are possible.
Venture capital is also gaining momentum as the Park Geun Hye-led government continues to advance on initiatives to promote innovation and foster SMEs. With capital inflows and creative input from local and international VCs, South Korea is living up to its reputation as a flourishing venture ecosystem as we witness the rise of angel consortia, accelerators, and local offices for established VC funds.
This intensive and highly focused event will provide front row seats into one of Asia's most vibrant private equity markets. Key players will share their views on private equity and venture capital in Korea, Asia and beyond.
15 September 2015, South Korea- Westin Chosun, Seoul