Malaysian telecommunications giant Axiata Group has acquired the Southeast Asian business of Komli Media, the Mumbai-based digital media firm backed by a slew of venture capital investors,...
Exits | 11 Aug 2015 |
Navis Capital Partners sold ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering, a Singapore-based hazardous waste management firm, to Beijing Capital Group (BCG) for S$246 million ($179 million)
Southeast Asia | 03 Aug 2015 |
GIC Private’s PE allocation remained static at 9% last year as the Singapore sovereign wealth fund posted a 20-year annualized return of 4.9% for the 12 months ended March 2015, up from 4.1% in 2014.
Southeast Asia | 30 Jul 2015 |
Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures has reached a first close of $35 million on its second Southeast Asia-focused fund, Golden Gate Ventures Fund II.
Southeast Asia | 29 Jul 2015 |
The old proverb is that necessity is the mother of invention, but in an age of robotics it seems that simple inconvenience is enough to give birth to the next great innovation. Such is the case with the Rotimatic, a “robot” invented specifically to...
Southeast Asia | 29 Jul 2015
The competitive environment for private equity deals in Asia is less intense than at any time in the last 10 years as players investing before the global financial crisis have pared back their activity, says Kyle Shaw, founder and managing director at...
Buyouts | 24 Jul 2015 |
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has appointed David Gowdey, previously of TPG Capital’s growth investment unit, as a managing partner.
People | 24 Jul 2015 |
Singapore-based Giosis, which manages e-commerce site Qoo10, has raised $82.1 million in a Series A round led by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).
Southeast Asia | 23 Jul 2015 |
Digital networks are remaking communication patterns across the world; where people living abroad once relied on postal services and analog telephone lines, now their loved ones are just an instant message away.
Southeast Asia | 22 Jul 2015
Singapore's government-sponsored investment fund Temasek Holdings and United Overseas Bank (UOB) have agreed to form a joint vehicle which will offer $500 million in venture debt financing to start-ups in China, India and Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia | 22 Jul 2015 |
Malaysian online fitness platform KFit has raised $3.25 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
Southeast Asia | 22 Jul 2015 |
PE and VC firms should think more carefully about how they can add value to portfolio companies, using their board representation as a tool for constructive guidance as much as oversight, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum.
Expansion | 21 Jul 2015 |
KKR has completed its second social enterprise assistance project alongside Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and its non-profit sister organization Shujog, providing support to Glovax Biotech, which sells affordable vaccines to low to middle income...
Southeast Asia | 21 Jul 2015 |
Southeast Asia will see more mid-market buyout opportunities, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum, although the onus remains on GPs to forge partnerships with entrepreneurs.
Southeast Asia | 20 Jul 2015 |
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Private has acquired a 35% stake in Brazil's Via Parque Shopping, a mall in Rio de Janeiro, for $41.89 million from developer Aliansce Shopping Centers.
Southeast Asia | 17 Jul 2015 |
Updating your subscription status
The AVCJ Forum is the leading private equity and venture capital event in Asia. For 28 consecutive years, the AVCJ Forum has been the chosen platform where private equity's leading figures share their views on the Global and Asian market, debate their predictions and set the trends that shape the future of investments in the industry. Attended by a thousand senior delegates, the AVCJ Forum is the center of a weeklong ecosystem of investor meetings, VIP dinners and other high-level networking events that are supported by the biggest and most influential firms in the alternative assets industry.
These are important times for the private equity industry. General partners are becoming a more important and influential force in the global markets. With the diversification into other classes of the alternative space, private equity firms are cornering the market for private market investing by offering companies customized solutions for their financing needs. Traditional private equity firms have also upped their game with a renewed focus on operational value-add. Also back on the top are venture capitalists as they fuel the skyrocketing of the technology company valuations. Meanwhile, the Limited Partners community is also evolving with many positioning themselves as co-investment partners and branching out into direct investments while others continue to play the passive traditional LP role.
The AVCJ Forum will discuss all of the above and more. Don't miss the opportunity to keep abreast of all the crucial changes and developments in private equity and take part in the high level discussions that will create the outlook for the industry's future.
3-5 November 2015, Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong