India’s recent Union Budget represents the opening salvo from a government that many in the business community hope will get the country moving again. The private equity industry is watching...
Regulation | 23 Jul 2014 |
Keen to consolidate their fragmented industries, Chinese companies are partnering up with PE firms to launch M&A funds. But do the GPs have the right skills and are third-party LPs willing to come on board?
Buyouts | 23 Jul 2014 |
Whether disillusioned by the returns from conventional private equity or seeking to diversify their exposure, LPs are more open to Asia credit strategies. The returns are there, provided you pick the right strategy.
Mezzanine | 16 Jul 2014 |
The IPO window remains open, especially in Australia; VCs continue to dominate China fundraising, but probably not for much longer; the Philippines stakes its claim as Southeast Asia’s emerging PE star.
Greater China | 16 Jul 2014 |
Malaysia’s underlying macroeconomic fundamentals suggest a strong appeal to private equity but deal flow remains modest. Can more opportunities be unlocked in the mid-market?
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
At least four Singapore-headquartered start-ups have four years of operations behind them and are worth at least $100 million. Which businesses have the skill and scale to be the next big thing?
Venture | 09 Jul 2014 |
Companies from within and outside Southeast Asia are scouring the region for M&A opportunities as they seek to capitalize on regional growth. It means a wider variety of trade sale options for PE investors
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014 |
As of July 1, PE firms were supposed to have taken the first step towards compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Few in Asia can exist beyond the regulatory web
North America | 02 Jul 2014 |
Chinese tech companies are interested in making investments in the US, while start-ups are targeting Sino-US or global markets from the outset. How can VC investors make money in this melting pot?
Venture | 02 Jul 2014 |
Chinese private equity firms’ growing interest in US acquisitions has yet to translate into meaningful deal flow. These relatively new arrivals need time to familiarize themselves with a competitive market
Buyouts | 02 Jul 2014 |
Secondary fundraising has reached new highs over the past year, signaling greater investor appetite for the asset class. What is driving the demand and who is likely to benefit?
Secondaries | 25 Jun 2014 |
Spurred by a lack of high-quality supply and rising demand from retail customers, private capital is flooding into China’s logistics sector. The fundamentals are strong, but investors and operators must be disciplined
Industrials | 25 Jun 2014 |
Following concerns about performance and a government review of asset allocations, Japan’s public pension funds are prepping to enter private equity. But when will it happen and who stands to benefit?
LPs | 18 Jun 2014 |
Emboldened by ample financing and the need to develop demand bases beyond a stagnating domestic market, Japanese companies are investing more overseas. Are they partner or competitor for private equity?
GPs | 18 Jun 2014 |
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