China Investment Corporation (CIC) has exited its remaining stake in The Blackstone Group, ending an investment of nearly 11 years.
Asian GPs are putting themselves at unnecessary risk by failing to prioritize cybersecurity. However, even smaller players with fewer resources at their disposal can implement effective countermeasures
Permanent and long-term capital structures are an attractive proposition for a wide range of players in Asia’s PE market, but bringing them from theory into practice presents numerous challenges
Brand Capital, an investment arm of India’s The Times Group, has named Sam Subramaniam as its CEO.
Australia-listed private equity firm Blue Sky Alternative Investments has raised A$100 million ($78 million) through the sale of new shares.
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
From privatizations to succession planning to corporate carve-outs, China-focused GPs are seeing an increasing number of control buyout opportunities. But are they positioned to take full advantage?
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.
Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has acquired Hong Kong-based credit and special situations investor Clearwater Capital Partners.
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.
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
Arif Naqvi, founder of The Abraaj Group, has stepped back from the fund management business as part of changes to the firm’s governance and operating model. This comes after LPs expressed concerns that a healthcare fund had been misused.
IFM Investors has moved from fund-of-funds through co-investment to a direct approach designed to meet its superannuation fund clients’ concerns about access, cost, and transparency. Is it working?
Should the next-generation Australian private equity firm be doing more to differentiate itself from the competition - in the eyes of potential investees as well as investors?
Kevin Zhang, one of the two co-founders of Chinese middle market private equity firm Ascendent Capital Partners, is retiring from the firm. He is understood to be planning to establish his own family office.
Nobuaki Kurumatani, who has been president of CVC Capital Partners’ Japan operation for less than a year, is departing to become chairman and CEO of Toshiba Corporation.
Omnivore Partners has reached a first close of $46 million on its second fund targeting agriculture investments in India.
Warburg Pincus and industrial conglomerate Becamex IDC have agreed to set up a $200 million platform to develop institutional-grade infrastructure and logistics properties in Vietnam.
Indian GP Faering Capital is seeking $200 million for its third growth capital fund, with a hard cap of $250 million.
Hopu Investments, the China-focused private equity firm led by former Goldman Sachs banker Fang Fenglei, has reached a first close of $2 billion on its third US dollar-denominated fund.
Mintoo Bhandari (pictured), the head of India for Apollo Global Management, is planning to scale back his involvement at the firm to focus on social impact investing.
Growth-stage technology has become an attractive investment theme for international LPs and GPs, with both groups planning to increase allocations and devote more resources to the sector, according to a private markets survey conducted by Hamilton...
A newly launched private equity vehicle under the Japan Post brand is being hailed as a validation of the asset class domestically. It could be a critical juncture for the development of local technology markets
PE secondary buyouts are becoming more accepted in Asia as GPs increasingly look to other fund managers for exit opportunities