Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of $100 million on its second fund, which will target Southeast Asian technology start-ups.
Accel Partners has closed its fifth India-focused venture capital fund at $450 million, less than two years after raising $305 million for the fourth vehicle.
Exit opportunities are available for savvy investors in India, and market professionals say prospects are good in the long term. But GPs are likely to continue to find the near future difficult
Delta Capital Myanmar, formerly known as PMM Partners, has reach a first close on its second Myanmar-focused fund at $30 million. The full target is $100 million.
Singapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners has teamed up with Shengdong Pang, founder of Chinese start-ups 2345.com and 51.com, to build ties between nascent software companies in China and Southeast Asia.
Actis has opened an office in Hong Kong that will primarily be used for investor relations and client services activities in Asia, including Australia and New Zealand. The firm already has bases in Beijing and Mumbai.
Falcon House Capital comfortably beat the target for its second Indonesia-focused fund, raising $400 million for deployment in middle-market consumer sector businesses
Hong Kong introduced legislation intended to give private equity investors greater tax certainty, but the implementation guidelines have moved it further from this goal. The implications could be wide-ranging
PE investors must focus on speed and forward planning when implementing strategies across team building, operational improvements and crisis management, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum in Hong Kong.
Australian resources-focused PE investor EMR Capital has reached a final close of $860 million on its second mining fund, above the target of $750 million.
Interest in cross-border transactions among Chinese strategic players is increasing, and PE firms have a number of crucial advantages in these situations, industry players told the AVCJ Forum in Hong Kong.
Recent signs of global volatility have prompted PE investors to consider a divergence in business dynamics and economic trajectories between the US and Europe and Asia, industry participants told the AVCJ Forum.
Private equity investors still expect a risk premium in Asia, although given uncertainty in Western markets and the relative stability in Asia’s more mature economies, it is debatable how long the status quo will last, industry participants told the...
Shanghai-based venture capital firm Long Hill Capital Management, a spin-out from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), has closed its debut fund at $125 million.
IL&FS Investment Managers (IIML), the private equity arm of India's Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services, has reached a final close of $60 million on its latest growth fund.
Based on current progress, Asia is unlikely to match the last year's fundraising, investment and exit totals in 2016. But the fundamentals that underpin most PE opportunities in the region are still there
Tokyo-listed VC firm Future Venture Capital (FVC) has entered the US market, establishing a presence in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Blackstone Group has terminated an $800 million commitment to develop oil and gas assets in Southeast Asia with Malaysia-based Tamarind Energy.
Shangzhi Wu, chairman of CDH Investments, discusses China’s slowing economy, the gems to be found in the middle market, cross-border opportunities, and making a multi-strategy firm institutionalized
As governments of Southeast Asia’s emerging economies look to create more workable VC policy environments, start-ups and investors have proliferated across a patchwork of imperfect systems
Since the dawn of the internet in the mid-1990s spurred a global rebalancing of economic power, Asia’s newest VC heavyweights have raised questions as to how this technology-driven shift will be governed
Asian GPs face increased scrutiny on succession planning as LPs seek to distinguish franchises that are sustainable from those that are not. For some founders, sharing economics and power isn’t easy
Sydney-based private equity firm Wattle Hill RHC Funds has achieved a first close on its debut Sino-Australia cross-border fund with $200 million in commitments. The overall target is $300 million.
KKR has launched its third pan-Asian fund, which has a target of up to $7 billion. The private placement memorandum was issued last week, according to a source familiar with the situation.