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.
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.