Taiwan’s government has announced a slew of measures to encourage global venture capital funds to invest in local start-ups. Is it doing enough to create a robust VC ecosystem?
Venture | 18 Nov 2015
Dealing with a family office can be uniquely challenging for GPs. Managers who want success have to be able to handle the unique dynamics of this situation
LPs | 11 Nov 2015
The notion of patient or permanent capital draws interest from both GPs and LPs, but evergreen funds are rare in the US and even rarer in Asia. This state of affairs is unlikely to change any time soon
Fundraising | 11 Nov 2015
Co-investment is becoming more sophisticated as managers sharpen fundraising strategies and respond to the needs of large investors. It points to an increasingly customized and complicated GP-LP relationship
Fundraising | 29 Oct 2015
Australian super funds are showing renewed interests in domestic venture capital, supporting firms that offer flexible structures with co-investment opportunities. Can this approach work for all GPs?
Venture | 14 Oct 2015
Early- and growth-stage technology deals dominate the China investment charts; middle market fundraising enjoys a rebound; private equity investors turn to trade sales as the public markets flounder
Buyouts | 13 Oct 2015
Singapore wants local companies to set up VC funds as a means of cultivating start-ups in a wider variety of areas. Can the right balance be struck between innovation and corporate agendas?
Venture | 29 Sep 2015
Angel investors, both unsophisticated amateurs and industry-savvy professionals, are flooding into China’s tech sector in search of stellar returns. Everything looks great as long as the market keeps on going up.
Greater China | 22 Jul 2015
Southeast Asia continues to be a challenging environment for new fund managers, but many GPs have found ways to market their products. Reaching LPs’ required standard of competence is the key.
Southeast Asia | 15 Jul 2015
China's equities wobble is unlikely to discourage companies from local listings, and a rise in renminbi fundraising could result; Asia investment hits record high; public market sales dominate exit activity
Greater China | 15 Jul 2015
With US LPs refocusing their Asia exposure – reducing the number of commitments if not the aggregate size – smaller funds may be feeling the pinch. But this could benefit the long-term health of the market
Fundraising | 30 Jun 2015
China’s insurance companies are allowed to have more exposure to private equity than ever before. This includes the right to set up their own GPs, but not all market players will plot such a course immediately
LPs | 03 Jun 2015
A small but growing band of GPs are modifying the conventional PE fund model in favor of solutions that better meet their needs. For those with long-hold, asset-heavy strategies, the future may lie in platforms
Infrastructure | 27 May 2015
A clutch of China GPs now manage funds of $1 billion or more, leaving the traditional middle market space underserved. Those that remain must convince LPs they can deal with a changing opportunity set
Greater China | 20 May 2015
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The Australasian alternative assets industry is evolving and this is creating a new set of challenges for participants. Funds seeking new commitments typically require the lion share to be from offshore, the deal environment is competitive and in general market activity has slowed reflecting the regions overall macro-economic story. However, a handful of funds have had successful fundraises and it is clear that the GPs that measure up when benchmarked on a global stage will continue to drive the domestic industry forward.
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