There will be no AVCJ bulletin on Friday July 1 due to a public holiday marking the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Vishal Bakshi, a managing director at Goldman Sachs in India, has left the firm to found his own private equity firm Avatar Growth Capital Partners.
Nextgen Group, the Australian telecommunication network owned by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) and CIMIC Group, has agreed to sell some of its assets to Vocus Communications.
Asian secondaries players are counting on an explosion in demand for alternative liquidity solutions over the next few years, but cutting deals in this niche market requires a nimble approach
Pantheon believes the growing experience of GPs in Southeast Asia comes at just the right time to take advantage of the region’s booming consumption opportunities
Lightspeed China Partners has reached a final close of $260 million on its third venture fund, substantially above the vehicle's $240 million target.
Waterbridge Ventures, an India-based VC firm founded by angel investor Manish Kheterpal, has reached a first close of $5 million on its fund targeting early and seed-stage investments.
Varun Beverages, a major drinks manufacturer and bottler for PepsiCo in South Asia backed by several PE investors, has filed for an IPO.
Japanese institutional investors are increasingly interested and active in private equity, but engagement with the asset class is hampered by culture, limited human resources, and the lengthy time horizons involved, LPs told the AVCJ Japan forum.
Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank has named a successor to COO and President Nikesh Arora, who stepped down earlier this week.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has named Suyi Kim and Deborah Orida as managing director, head of Asia and managing director, head of private equity Asia, respectively.
Japanese financial services company SBI Holdings has acquired a 35% stake in the venture arm of Investment & Capital Corporation of the Philippines (ICCP) with an aim to co-manage a VC fund.
A unit of Singapore government-backed investment group Temasek has raised $510 million through its issuance of bonds backed by 34 private equity funds.
Golden Gate Ventures has raised a new $60 million fund for investments in Southeast Asia's burgeoning mobile internet sector
New Horizon Capital has turned around ceramics maker Tachikichi by emphasizing its unique connections to Japanese culture. Now the GP hopes that strategy can take the company beyond its old restraints
Myanmar’s relatively abrupt transformation from impoverished pariah to upbeat high-growth investment target has resulted in some interesting challenges for private equity and venture capital
The mixed ownership model that features in China’s latest push on state-owned enterprise reform sounds exciting in theory but some private equity investors must revise their expectations in practice
Asia's micro VC segment is gaining appeal as diversity among fund managers grows
Nikesh Arora, the president and COO of Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank and the presumptive successor of CEO Masayoshi Son, will step down from his positions at the company.
Direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners has reached a final close of its third fund at the hard cap of $540 million, increasing it from the original hard cap of $520 million in order to accommodate investor demand.
India's government will allow unlimited foreign direct investment (FDI) in a wide range of sectors, including online grocery.
The Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) is urging major political parties to do more to help scale up domestic companies ahead of a federal election next month.
India's Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has implemented an exemption on income taxes for investments in some start-ups.
Chinese drug maker Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical has agreed to commit $60 million to TPG Capital’s latest biotech fund.