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.
From movie financing deals to production house acquisitions, Chinese capital is flooding into Hollywood with a view to potential windfalls back home. Should investors believe the hype or wait for the reviews?
Rocket Internet has played a major role in developing Southeast Asia’s e-commerce sector, but industry players say the firm’s most lasting effect will likely be the large talent pool that it is creating in the region
China Investment Corporation (CIC) posted a 2.96% loss on its international portfolio in 2015 – the first annual negative return in four years and the third since its inception in 2008.
Vietnam's private equity sector is coming into its own; future success will require GPs to maintain consistent performance levels
Temasek Holdings saw the biggest single-year drop in the value of its investment portfolio since the aftermath of the global financial crisis, with S$242 billion ($179 million) in assets for the 12 months ended March 2016 compared to a record high of...
PNB Housing Finance, the mortgage lender subsidiary of India's state-run Punjap National Bank that is backed by The Carlyle Group, has filed for a INR25 billion ($370 million) IPO.
There will be no AVCJ bulletin on Friday July 1 due to a public holiday marking the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has named Suyi Kim and Deborah Orida as managing director, head of Asia and managing director, head of private equity Asia, respectively.
New Horizon Capital has turned around ceramics maker Tachikichi by emphasizing its unique connections to Japanese culture. Now the GP hopes that strategy can take the company beyond its old restraints
Myanmar’s relatively abrupt transformation from impoverished pariah to upbeat high-growth investment target has resulted in some interesting challenges for private equity and venture capital
Nikesh Arora, the president and COO of Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank and the presumptive successor of CEO Masayoshi Son, will step down from his positions at the company.
Global sovereign wealth funds have continued to cut their investments in bonds and increase their allocations to alternative asset classes, including private equity, infrastructure and real estate, according to a new survey.
AVCJ's daily bulletin will not be published on Thursday June 9 due to the public holiday in Hong Kong.
China’s National Council for Social Security Fund (NSSF) generated an investment return of 15.19% last year, up from 11.69% in 2014.
Asian private equity has in recent years discovered the benefits of greater media and public engagement
The Australian operation of Jones the Grocer, a gourmet food retailer backed by L Capital Asia, has entered voluntary administration for the second time in two years.
China holds many potential buyout deals, but the challenge for GPs is making sure they can complete their goals for the companies