Private equity firms must take the time to understand their audience when pitching funds to family offices, leading industry practitioners told the AVCJ USA Forum.
The Asia opportunity for private equity has become all the more compelling for the political uncertainty blighting Western markets, investors told the AVCJ USA Forum.
Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has achieved a final close of $14 billion for a global infrastructure fund, exceeding the vehicle’s original target corpus of $10 billion.
Baring Private Equity Asia and Canadian buyout firm Onex Corporation have agreed to acquire Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property and Science (IP&S) business for $3.5 billion.
While global private equity firms have well-established channels for tapping Asian institutional investors, it continues to be challenging for LPs from this region to access North America's middle-market managers
US-China cross border investment continues to present exciting opportunities for venture capital firms targeting technology start-ups, but investors must keep up with the pace of the market’s transformation
As regulatory pressure to increase fee transparency among US private equity funds ramps up, the industry will have to learn how to follow new rules, even as they’re being formed
Chinese interest in semiconductor assets has again put the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US under the spotlight. Not all deals get through, but corporate China is generally braver and better informed
DCM has closed its latest global fund, which primarily targets investments in China and the US, at the hard cap of $500 million.
Circle is ready to test its blockchain-based online peer-to-peer payments platform in China, with support from a string of local financial and strategic investors
Canadian investment services firm Pavilion Financial has agreed to acquire Altius Associates, a PE advisor and fund manager with a presence across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America.
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.
OrbiMed will consolidate its control of Canada-listed clinical equipment producer Response Biomedical in an C$11.1 million ($8.6 million) take-private deal including participation by Shanghai Runda Medical Technology.
NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch chip maker listed in the US, has agreed to sell its standard products business to Chinese state-owned private equity firm Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital) and Wise Road Capital for $2.75 billion.
Hamilton Lane has raised $210 million for a credit-focused strategic opportunities fund, exceeding the initial target of $150 million.
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group, a Beijing-based offline marketing service provider, will buy Smaato, a California-based mobile ad exchange backed by Singapore's EDB Investments (EDBI) and Singapore Press Holdings.
Navis Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Macau-based footwear component supplier ISA Industrial.
Brookfield Asset Management has reached a final close of $4 billion on its fourth global private equity fund.
Fosun Kinzon Capital, the VC arm of Chinese conglomerate Fosun International, has led a $20 million Series A round for uSens, a US-based developer of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) tools.
Permira has acquired personal care brand John Masters Organics to grow its presence in Japan and the rest of the world
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $17.5 million Series B round for Japanese wheelchair and personal mobility device developer Whill.
Top Tier Capital Management sees continued interest from Asian LPs in the US venture capital market, but newcomers to the asset class must learn to understand its workings and be prepared for setbacks
Intel Capital, the captive VC arm of Intel Corp, appears to have abandoned plans to offload some of its investments in technology companies, with Wendell Brooks (pictured), the unit’s president, saying there will be no major changes to the portfolio.
American Capital, which has a presence in Asia through its energy and infrastructure investment business, will be acquired by Ares Capital Corporation (ACC) in a deal worth $3.43 billion.