After more than a decade at CLSA Capital Partners, Josephine Price left to pursue an interest in sustainable investment. It led her to Myanmar, the region’s last frontier market, and Anthem...
Southeast Asia | 23 Jul 2014
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has appointed Hiromichi Mizuno, a partner at secondaries specialist Coller Capital, to its investment committee.
North Asia | 21 Jul 2014 |
M&A advisors turned PE investors, Liang Meng and Kevin Zhang pooled their experiences at J.P. Morgan, D.E. Shaw and Goldman Sachs to create Ascendent Capital Partners, and pursue a different kind of China strategy
Greater China | 16 Jul 2014
Jason Sambanju, formerly co-head of Asia at Paul Capital Partners, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of Asia secondaries.
People | 14 Jul 2014 |
Japanese placement agent Ark Totan Alternative has hired Shunishi Umino as its head of financial institution sales.
People | 25 Jun 2014 |
New Horizon Capital CEO Yasushi Ando has emerged as a leading voice for boosting the profile of private equity in Japan. His efforts are starting gain traction but the journey has not been smooth
People | 25 Jun 2014
Qiming Venture Partners has appointed two new partners, Kuantai Yeh and Jing Wu, who join from Highland Capital Partners and CITIC Private Equity, respectively.
Greater China | 23 Jun 2014 |
The relationship PE firms and large institutional investors has yet to settle down following the disturbance created by the global financial crisis, but fee discounts, co-investment and direct investment are here to stay, says Marcus Simpson, head of...
LPs | 19 Jun 2014 |
Japan Bank for International Cooperation made its first commitment to a top-tier GP this year, backing CVC Capital Partners’ latest Asia fund. Managing Executive Officer Shigeki Kimura explains the group’s strategy
North Asia | 18 Jun 2014
Kazushige Kobayashi (pictured), managing director at Capital Dynamics, and Soichi Sam Takata, head of private equity at Tokio Marine Asset Management, discuss the implications of improving investor sentiment in Japan
LPs | 18 Jun 2014
Vision Knight Capital (VKC) has appointed Pak-Seng Lai, formerly head of Asia at Auda, as managing partner. He will join the China-focused private equity firm in July.
People | 16 Jun 2014 |
Global fund-of-funds and separate accounts manager Hamilton Lane has bolstered its presence in Asia with a series of hires and promotions.
Fund-of-funds | 10 Jun 2014 |
L Capital Asia, a PE firm backed by luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, has added Bijou Kurien, former CEO India's Reliance Retail, as a member of the strategic advisory board.
South Asia | 06 Jun 2014 |
Former Sony CEO Nobuyuki Idei has joined Silicon Valley-based VC firm Fenox Venture Capital as a board advisor.
North Asia | 04 Jun 2014 |
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