Competition is intense at the upper end of the global buyout space, with abundant dry powder and readily available debt pushing up valuations. LPs are keen to allocate to the asset class, but will they end up disappointed?
Institutional investors globally are looking to reduce the number of GPs in their portfolios with a view to writing bigger checks for – and having deeper relationships with – a smaller number of managers, but this lack of diversification in the LP...
AVCJ's daily bulletin will take a short break for the Lunar New Year holiday. Publication will resume on February 1.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) plans to increase investments from the its long-term growth portfolio (LTGP) – the majority of which is deployed in private equity – in response to a “high complex and unpredictable” global political and...
Global LPs targeting increasingly complex opportunity sets in Asia must streamline their activity and employ a range of techniques to reconcile shortages in investment team resources, panelists told the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association's...
AVCJ's daily bulletin is taking a short break for the festive holiday season.
The supplement featuring winners of the 2016 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards that appeared with the December 6 issue of the magazine is now available for download.
Indian GPs are keen to highlight their proprietary deal-sourcing capabilities and operational credentials, but these claims are only meaningful if they have a demonstrative impact on performance, LPs told the AVCJ India Forum.
A Morgan Stanley mutual fund has once again marked down its investment in Flipkart, cutting another 38.2% off its valuation of the India-based e-commerce marketplace.
Quadrant Private Equity and PAG Asia Capital secured two wins apiece at the 2016 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards, with the former taking the firm of the year and mid-cap fundraise prizes, while the latter was recognized in the deal of the...
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
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
SoftBank has marked down the value of part of its investment portfolio, including holdings India-based ride-hailing app Ola and its e-commerce counterpart Snapdeal.
Private equity – and in particular venture capital and growth equity – is “more important now than it has ever been” to Future Fund’s overall portfolio, the Australian sovereign wealth fund said in its annual report.
The health tolls of the entrepreneurial lifestyle and its effect on founders' lives and performance are an increasing source of concern for China's VC investors
Voting for the 2016 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards has now closed. Many thanks for your participation.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on October 10 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Chung Yeung Festival.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on September 16 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong marking the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Andrew McCaffery, head of alternatives at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the long-term impact of investors becoming more aggressive in their pursuit of returns, almost regardless of the risk
Exposure to private equity and venture capital – where it is driven by true value creation rather than financial leverage or strong economic growth – has never been more important, according to Raphael Arndt, CIO of Australia’s Future Fund.
Indian investors feel that despite recent problems with yieldcos on the global market, the model still holds promise for the country’s renewable energy sector
Nominations for the 2016 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards have now closed. Voting for shortlisted nominees will begin on October 11.
Korean e-commerce start-ups have seen breakthroughs in fundraising over the last few years, but investors are already concerned about the future of the industry
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private saw its returns slow over the past year and warned the combination of high asset valuations, low interest rates and uncertain growth is likely to weigh on performance over at least the next decade.