Korean institutional investors favor private debt over other alternatives asset classes because of its long tenor and stable cash flows. Multi-credit strategies are likely to launch as more capital is allocated overseas
China-based Drum Tower Ventures has launched its first fund, with a view to raising $50 million for early-stage investments globally.
Succession planning is quickly becoming a strategic priority across Asia Pacific. In Australia, GPs are looking into a number of different ways to make it work
Madison India Capital has reached a final close of $230 million on its latest fund, Madison India Opportunities IV.
After decades of tantalizing but patchy progress, artificial intelligence is finally seen as ready for mass commercialization. Investors must now weigh an unmissable opportunity with a world of uncertainty
Taiwan-based hardware giant Asus has launched a $50 million VC fund aimed at helping US start-ups expand in Asia.
Kedaara Capital has closed its second India-focused fund at the hard cap of $750 million after approximately six months in the market.
Insignia Ventures Partners, a Singapore-based VC firm founded by former Sequoia Capital India venture partner Yinglan Tan, has raised $25 million for its debut fund.
The closing of Welkin Capital's second fund sees the GP pairing a formalized PE investment approach with the industry connections forged in its family office origins
Traditionally perceived as a recourse for private equity firms in trouble, GP-led secondary transactions are starting to be used by brand-name managers as a liquidity solution for LPs
US-based healthcare specialist investor OrbiMed once again raises the bar with the closing of its oversubscribed third Asia fund
Following a happenstance job placement in healthcare investment, Abrar Mir developed a passion for the sector’s science and ethics. This underpinned the creation of Asia-focused Quadria Capital
Singapore investor Golden Equator Capital and Korean research organization C&R Healthcare Global have jointly launched an incubation program that will help Korean healthcare start-ups execute Asian expansions via Singapore.
Barnaby Lyons, managing director and head of Asia at Bain Capital Credit, discusses the opportunities available in the region’s private credit space and the changing attitudes of investors toward the space
Changes to China's overseas M&A guidance could mean changes for investors in the country seeking to purchase foreign assets
A diverging supply-demand dynamic in private equity fundraising is threatening the GP-LP alignment of interest. Concessions on both sides are needed in the interests of long-term stability
Suzhou High-Tech Venture Capital Group, a Chinese state-backed investment fund, has committed A$80 million ($63 million) to a start-up incubator based in Melbourne.
Korean securities firms are building PE teams with a view to raising capital from third-party investors. There is government support for these efforts, but independent GPs aren’t worried about increased competition
Interest from foreign LPs in Korea’s middle-market is rising, but the segment is still dominated by domestic institutional investors. Changes to this dynamic are unlikely to arrive soon
Gobi Partners, a Shanghai-based venture capital investor focused on China and Southeast Asia, has reached a first close of $50 million on its latest Southeast Asia fund.
The Carlyle Group has merged its growth and buyout teams for India in order to streamline operations in the country.
The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF), a government-sponsored fund-of-funds, has doubled the investment cap of its seed-stage vehicle to NZ$1.5 million ($1.1 million) per company.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a commitment of up to $5 million to Wavemaker Partners’ Southeast Asia-focused venture capital fund.
Asia’s booming online economies have created unprecedented demand for data center services, but private equity investors still must determine the best way to approach the industry