The Philippines is likely to follow the lead of other Asian markets by more closely regulating blockchain-based financial transactions as the technology becomes more integral to the country’s economy.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has committed up to $500 million to Alpha Data Centre Fund (ADCF), a data center-focused PE fund managed by Singapore conglomerate Keppel Group.
The Philippines was praised for its political stability as investor wariness around President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on drugs became a recurring talking point at the AVCJ Philippines Forum.
The growth in outbound M&A among Chinese investors has created significant exit opportunities for PE investors
Temasek Holdings-backed venture debt firm InnoVen Capital has named Ashish Sharma (pictured), former CEO and president of GE Capital India, the CEO of its India arm.
A series of recent lucrative exits by Japanese GPs have shown that secondary buyouts in the country can deliver
Philippines-focused private equity funds are young and unproven. The investment theses need to play out – ideally resulting in more deal flow for larger GPs – for the industry to come of age
Japanese private equity firm NSSK has closed its second fund oversubscribed with JPY60 billion ($531 million) in commitments.
A legal action by Australia’s Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to force the founders of Adamantem Capital – who previously worked for PEP – to disclose marketing materials used in fundraising with a view to establishing whether they have breached obligations...
While GPs in Western markets increasingly rely on outside consultants for portfolio management services, Asian investors are skeptical about its usefulness. Will horror stories eventually elicit change?
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