General Atlantic (GA) has hired Pamela Fang, formerly head of Actis' investor development group in Asia, as a managing director to lead its capital partnering efforts in Asia.
Piau-Voon Wang, who joined Chinese wealth manager Noah Holdings last year as co-CIO, will leave the firm at the end of this month.
Kewsong Lee and Glenn Youngkin will become co-CEOs of The Carlyle Group as the firm’s three co-founders, William Conway, Daniel D’Aniello and David Rubenstein, scale back their involvement.
Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) will open an office in Singapore in January, adding to an Asia presence that already includes a base in Sydney.
Fiona Mackenzie (pictured), the head of external investments and partnerships at New Zealand Superannuation Fund, is leaving to join First NZ Capital (FNZC).
Bala Srinivasa and Prashant Aluru, partners at Indian early-stage venture capital firm Kalaari Capital, have left the firm to pursue other opportunities.
KKR has appointed David Lang (pictured), previously a partner and founding member at Pamplona Capital Management, as a partner-level executive in its Sydney office. He will start work in early 2018.
Jungle Ventures has appointed Grace Xia (pictured, center), formerly senior director of corporate strategy and development at Tencent Holdings, as a principal on its investment team.
William Shen, formerly head of Greater China at Headland Capital Partners, has become CEO of CRE Alliance, a private equity joint venture between China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and Great Wall Asset Management.
C-Bridge Capital, a Chinese healthcare-focused private equity firm, has appointed Abbas Hussain, who was most recently global president for pharmaceuticals and vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), as a senior partner.
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.
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Rajiv Sabharwal (pictured), a partner at Indian PE firm True North, has been named CEO of Tata Capital, the financial services and private equity subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Tata Group.
North Asia-focused buyout player MBK Partners has hired Stephen Le, formerly of Deutsche Bank, to co-head a newly-launched fund that will make credit and special situations investments.
China Renaissance Group has appointed Ke Wei, formerly a managing director at General Atlantic (GA), as a partner in its private equity investment platform, known as the New Economy Fund.
Steven Okun, until recently KKR’s director of public affairs for Asia Pacific, has been appointed ASEAN representative for EMPEA, a global industry association for private capital in emerging markets.
Réal Desrochers, formerly head of private equity at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has joined Beijing-based CITIC Private Equity (CITIC PE) as a managing director.
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TPG Capital has appointed Chang Sun, who spent 20 years at Warburg Pincus in China before setting up agriculture-focused PE firm Black Soil, as its managing partner for China.
Jeneration Capital Management, which sources the bulk of its funding from Chinese technology entrepreneurs, has appointed Tony Zhang as a partner. He was previously head of Asia at Coatue Management.
The Blackstone Group has appointed Katsuyuki Kuki, who previously spent nine years as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan, as its chairman and representative director for Japan.
Partners Group has appointed Shunsuke Tanahashi (pictured) as head of the private equity firm’s Japanese business.
Aberdeen Standard Investments, a new global asset manager created by the merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life Investments, has named a China head to strengthen the firm’s relationships with Chinese investors.
KKR has opened an office in Shanghai, its third base in Greater China and eighth in Asia Pacific. The move comes two months after the firm closed its third pan-regional fund at $9.3 billion.