Hong Kong is touting itself as Asia's next great tech start-up hub. It must first address expensive real estate, the role of government as facilitator, and strategic positioning vis-à-vis mainland China
Venture | 18 Sep 2013 |
Walkers, a global law firm specializing in offshore services, has appointed Mark Cummings as counsel in its investment funds group in Hong Kong. Cummings, who joins the firm from Appleby, advises private equity and hedge fund managers on establishing...
People | 16 Sep 2013 |
Hong Kong has the potential to become an innovation center for Asia, say industry participants, but not quite in the mold of Silicon Valley.
Greater China | 13 Sep 2013 |
Litigation financiers are increasingly looking for opportunities in Asia, many making their investments out of private equity-style funds. But do they bring the same returns?
Regulation | 11 Sep 2013 |
The PE unit of Chinese food conglomerate COFCO will be among the cornerstone investors in milk producer China Huishan Dairy Holdings, which plans to list in Hong Kong in September.
Greater China | 10 Sep 2013 |
The Carlyle Group, Milestone Partners and Orchid Asia will participate as cornerstone investors in the proposed Hong Kong IPO of Chinese packed food and beverage producer Tenwow International. The private equity investors will inject a combined of $92.3...
Greater China | 05 Sep 2013 |
Real estate fund manager Composition Capital Partners has appointed Whye Choong Low as principal and new Head of Asia Pacific at its Hong Kong office. He will be in charge of both running the company's Asia Pacific operations and expanding its activities...
Greater China | 03 Sep 2013 |
KKR and a consortium featuring TPG Capital consortium have reportedly been dropped from the auction of ParknShop, the Hong Kong supermarket chain owned by Hutchison Whampoa.
Greater China | 28 Aug 2013 |
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), performance improvement, turnaround and business advisory services provider, has appointed Keith Williamson as Asia leader of its global forensic and dispute business in Hong Kong and China.
Greater China | 27 Aug 2013 |
The Carlyle Group, Advent International and Mitsui and Co. are among the 10 bidders for Hong Kong’s Quality Healthcare Medical Services, which is being sold by PE-backed Fortis Healthcare.
South Asia | 20 Aug 2013 |
Seven private equity and strategic investors have reportedly submitted initial offers for ParknShop, the Hong Kong supermarket chain owned by Hutchison Whampoa. The business, which is ultimately controlled by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s wealthiest individual,...
Buyouts | 19 Aug 2013 |
Citigroup has appointed Michael Borch as its new chief operating officer for corporate and investment banking (CIB) in Asia Pacific, replacing Christopher Laskowski who has been in the role since 2010.
People | 13 Aug 2013 |
Hong Kong-based Asia Pacific Capital (APC) has invested $15 million in Ciris Energy, a US company that converts coal to natural gas, concluding a $25 million Series C round of investment.
Greater China | 29 Jul 2013 |
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