John Brakey has resigned as head of private equity at MLC, National Australia Bank's (NAB) wealth management division. His replacement is Natalie Meyenn, who moves up from her role as chief investment officer at the PE division.
People | 14 Jun 2013 |
The head of Providence Equity Partners' Hong Kong office, Patrick Corso, has reportedly resigned. It is the fourth senior departure from the firm's Asian operation since it was established in 2007.
Greater China | 13 Jun 2013 |
Charles Huh has joined CVC Capital Partners as a senior managing director responsible for South Korea after spending nine years at Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE).
People | 11 Jun 2013 |
David Pierce, a partner at FLAG Squadron Asia and formerly head of the Squadron Capital team that merged with FLAG Capital last year, has resigned from the firm. Jacob Chiu, another partner, has also handed in his notice.
People | 06 Jun 2013 |
China Investment Corp. (CIC) has named Xiaopeng Li, a former vice president at Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), as head of its supervisory board. He replaces Liqun Jin, who spent five years in the role.
Greater China | 28 May 2013 |
South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) has appointed Kwang Choi, an economist who served as health and welfare minister in the late 1990s, as its chairman and CEO. He replaces Kwang-woo Jun, who stepped down last month.
LPs | 27 May 2013 |
Highland Capital Management has appointed Jun Park as director of business development in South Korea, with a brief to explore investment opportunities in the country.
North Asia | 23 May 2013 |
Liu Jianjun, a senor official at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) who oversaw the private equity division, has been handed a leading role within the China Securities Regulatory Commission's (CSRC) fund department. The move comes amid...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
Korea Teachers Pension Fund (KTPF) has named Park Min Ho as its new CIO, replacing Yun Kyu Lee who is leaving the group. Park was previously head of investment strategy at KTPF.
LPs | 22 May 2013 |
Advent International has made the first additions to its global operating partner program in China, with Michael Ming-Yue Zhu and William Tsao recruited to advise on investment opportunities in the chemicals sector.
People | 16 May 2013 |
Swiss fund-of-funds Adveq has appointed Ron Li as head of China, in a bid to develop its private equity and real assets offering in the country.
Greater China | 14 May 2013 |
Sino-European private equity firm Mandarin Capital Partners has extended its network in German-speaking regions by opening a new office in Frankfurt. The move comes as the firm nears a first close of around EUR200 million ($263 million) on its second...
Greater China | 09 May 2013 |
The Carlyle Group has confirmed the appointment of Rajiv Louis as managing director with responsibility for investment activity in Indonesia. He previously spent nearly 10 years at UBS, most recently serving as managing director and country head in Indonesia...
People | 08 May 2013 |
Still dealing with the fallout from a fundraising boom, mid-market PE firms in Asia face the prospect of smaller vehicles in coming vintages, and team volatility comes as part of the package
Fundraising | 08 May 2013 |
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