“The chairman just threatened to have me killed.” Delivered in a panicked voice, the statement brought proceedings to a standstill. As it happened, the meeting had been convened to share...
Regulation | 17 Sep 2014
Part of Ekuinas' mandate is to foster the development of a domestic private equity industry in Malaysia. Dato' Abdul Rahman Ahmad, CEO of the government-supported fund, explains its approach
Southeast Asia | 11 Sep 2014
Investors in private equity funds are often preoccupied by analysis of potential growth trends and neglect close due diligence of a GP’s ability to generate value over a sustained period of time, industry participants told the AVCJ Korea Forum.
LPs | 11 Sep 2014 |
NVC Lighting, a Chinese lightning products manufacturer backed by SAIF Partners and Goldman Sachs, has once again run into corporate governance problems as its founder and CEO refused to accept a board resolution that he step down.
Greater China | 22 Aug 2014 |
Warburg Pincus and a subsidiary of Chinese steel producer Shanghai Baosteel Group have agreed to buy industrial gas assets from Henan Jinkai Chemical Investment Holding for RMB3 billion ($488 million).
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014 |
Private equity is expected to play a significant role in India's infrastructure development, but regulatory constraints and disappointing returns are a turn-off for investors. Reform is required
South Asia | 20 Aug 2014 |
The Philippines is the fifth-largest economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and has the second-largest population. GDP growth is among the fastest in Asia. But in terms of inbound and outbound commerce the country trails its comparable...
Southeast Asia | 23 Jul 2014
Ambitions of building scale underpin many private equity investments in Southeast Asia. It is remarkable – although perhaps unsurprising – how few have succeeded. So far, at least.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014
Temasek Holdings’ exposure to unlisted assets reached a record high as the state-controlled Singaporean fund made S$24 billion ($19.3 billion) in new investments for the year ended March 2014, the most in six years.
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy HK$77.5 million worth of shares in Chinese property developer Jinmao Investments’ Hong Kong IPO, which is targeting up to HK$3.39 billion ($437 million).
Real estate | 23 Jun 2014 |
Chinese recruitment website Zhaopin is trading at around a 17% premium to its IPO price after raising $75.7 million through a US offering and receiving a parallel investment from Apax Partners.
Investments | 17 Jun 2014 |
China’s VC market is evolving as funds started by or raised from founders of first-generation internet firms. Concerns about conflicts of interest must be addressed, but the influence of their ecosystems will grow
Venture | 04 Jun 2014 |
Investors have not been chasing as hard as they used to on opportunities in Chinese private equity these past few years. It’s not hard to understand why: the combination of slowing economic conditions, frequently unrealistic valuations, the temporary...
Greater China | 04 Jun 2014
Providence Equity Partners has acquired a 50% interest in home-shopping channel Star CJ Network India from Star Group. The business is a joint venture with Korea-based CJ O Shopping.
Investments | 03 Jun 2014 |
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28 August 2014, Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore
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