Team turnover remains a key concern for LPs making commitments to Chinese private equity firms, but even the most stable of GPs must demonstrate an ability to evolve in response to a fast-changing environment, investors caution.
Redpoint China Ventures has closed its debut renminbi-denominated VC fund at RMB700 million ($110 million).
HarbourVest Partners has closed its latest fund-of-funds targeting European and Asian markets with $1.7 billion in commitments.
LPs are likely to remain reluctant on Southeast Asia funds until GPs can demonstrate a consistent ability to generate positive returns from the region
European asset management firm Tikehau Capital has reached a first close of $50 million on a healthcare-focused early stage investment fund.
Having made their fortunes turning start-ups into internet behemoths, Chinese tech founders are increasingly turning to family office structures for wealth management. It is an evolutionary process
The Abraaj Group is releasing investors from commitments made to its latest flagship fund – which targets growth markets in Asia and other regions – having previously decided to suspend the fundraising process in the wake of governance concerns.
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, who left his position as CEO of the company last year following a string of controversies, is launching an investment fund that will focus in part on China and India.
Korea Post plans to commit $200 million across two funds that offer global private equity co-investment exposure.
Indian VC firm Prime Venture Partners has closed its latest early-stage fund at INR4 billion ($62 million).
US-based VC firm Fenox Venture Capital has partnered with Japan-based automotive parts and systems maker Aisin Group to launch a $50 million investment vehicle aimed at automotive-related technology start-ups.
Australia-listed private equity firm Blue Sky Alternative Investments has raised A$100 million ($78 million) through the sale of new shares.
Cisco Investments, the VC arm of US technology giant Cisco, has committed an undisclosed amount to the third fund of IDG Ventures India.
Tony Jiang spent a decade at The Carlyle Group before co-founding Ocean Link, China’s first travel and tourism-focused PE firm. He shares his thoughts on the rise sector specialization
The perception that private equity firms introducing additional strategies will boost their fee income but at the expense of overall returns is unfounded, provided expansion is conducted thoughtfully and alignment of interest is maintained.
Alteria Capital, an Indian venture debt firm established by InnoVen Capital co-founders Vinod Murali and Ajay Hattangdi, has reached a first close of INR3.6 billion ($54.6 million) for its debut fund.
Nick Nash (pictured), group president of Singapore-headquartered mobile internet and gaming platform Sea, will step down at the end of 2018 to launch his own regional VC firm.
Pantheon Group has won an infrastructure mandate from Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the second made by the pension fund to a global fund-of-funds.
A raft of specialist fundraising activity by technology and automotive corporates suggests start-ups in nascent areas of the mobility industry could benefit from a near-term uptick in M&A activity.
Competition is intensifying in certain segments of Japan’s middle market, driving up valuations. Private equity firms must consider how they position themselves to maximize deal flow
New Zealand’s indigenous Maori tribes, also known as iwi groups, are set to accelerate their growing exposure to local private equity in the form of LP contributions, according to industry participants.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a Beijing-based multilateral development bank aimed at supporting infrastructure projects in the region, plans to invest up to $200 million in the Indian government-backed National Infrastructure and Investment...
Anthem Asia has launched a Myanmar-focused private equity fund with a view to raising up to $50 million for investment in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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.