IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has pushed back the deadline on its growth fund, with final close now expected in the first half of 2016.
Hamilton Lane has promoted three Asia-based professionals – Tomoko Kitao, Mingchen Xia (pictured) and Josh Jacob – to managing director.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) will take further steps to regulate the domestic private fund industry in response to an acceleration in illegal fundraising activities.
As Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan fortifies itself for the future, the LP is focused on playing an active role introducing innovations and progress to Asia’s private equity sector
As Thailand’s government signals its intention to embrace venture capital, the harder but less visible work of transforming a traditionally risk-averse culture grinds on
Institutional investors rank Southeast Asia and India as the most attractive emerging markets for GP investment, but there is also an awareness of the risks
BlackRock has raised more than $630 million for a direct co-investment buyout fund aimed in part at investments in emerging Asian markets.
US-based venture capital firm Mayfield has raised $525 million in capital across two global investment funds.
Investor sentiment on emerging markets private equity appears to be weakening, with 40% of respondents in EMPEA’s global limited partners survey planning to increase commitments to fund managers in 2016, down from 46% last year.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) made new or approved private equity and real estate commitments of $9.7 billion in 2015, double the previous year’s allocation.
Chinese state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup has withdrawn its NT$56.8 billion ($1.7 billion) offer to acquire a stake in Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL), a Taiwanese semiconductor testing and packaging company.
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Xiaoming Huang, a Chinese actor who co-founded celebrity fund StarVC, has launched a new venture capital firm called Ming Capital.
Start-up incubator Rocket Internet and Sweden's Investment AB Kinnevik have committed EUR300 million ($339 million) to their emerging markets-focused online fashion portal Global Fashion Group (GFG), at a valuation of EUR1 billion.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has combined its sector and market investment teams under a single investment group – promoting to president the two executives who will run this division – and created a new portfolio strategy and risk group in response...
Taiwan-based hardware developer HTC has launched a global accelerator program with $100 million to support start-ups working on virtual reality (VR) applications.
Aarin Capital has anchored the launch of Ideaspring Capital, a venture fund seeking to raise INR1.2 billion ($18.8 million) for investments in Indian technology start-ups.
The forces behind a bumper year for South Korean venture fundraising serve as a reminder that local players must do more to build much-needed international relationships
Having spent the last couple of years in a politics-driven limbo, Australia’s renewable energy sector is seeing renewed investor interest. Nevertheless, the market still presents various challenges
Patience is a virtue when looking for allocations from Asian institutions that are either new to private equity or planning to increase commitments to the asset class
The Thailand government has announced the launch of a THB20 billion ($568 million) venture fund as part of an economic modernization agenda.
Zhaohui Wang, co-founder and formerly operating partner at Innovation Works, has launched a China-focused seed fund to invest in culture, media and sport-related assets.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has formed a $1 billion partnership with Apollo Global Management to invest in distressed assets in emerging markets.
FountainVest Partners and its portfolio company Focus Media - a Chinese outdoor advertising business that went public via a backdoor listing last year - will launch a $400 million sport industry-focused fund.