More start-ups are tapping crowdfunding platforms for capital. How well prepared are Asian markets to accommodate the phenomenon and what does its emergence mean for venture capital investors?...
Fundraising | 17 Sep 2014 |
A successful introductory meeting doesn’t guarantee LP support but it is an important first step on the road to achieving it. GPs must be informed, engaging and polished – but not too polished
Fundraising | 27 Aug 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 |
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 |
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 |
Private equity has been put on notice by the US regulators - an alarming notion, yet one that was sufficiently well signposted that GPs could see it coming. How keenly will the rumblings be felt in Asia?
Regulation | 11 Jun 2014 |
China’s VC market is evolving as funds started by or raised from founders of first-generation internet firms. Concerns about conflicts of interest must be addressed, but the influence of their ecosystems will grow
Venture | 04 Jun 2014 |
Foreign private equity firms see Chinese insurers as an untapped yet potentially lucrative LP market. But how soon might these institutions have the will and skill set to put capital to work?
Greater China | 04 Jun 2014 |
An increasing number of Chinese GPs that made their names in the renminbi space are looking to raise US-dollar funds. It requires a level of institutionalization that most have never seen before
Fundraising | 04 Jun 2014 |
The start-up accelerator can offer attractive opportunities for early-stage investors but the business model is still in its infancy and educating potential backers can still be challenge
Venture | 28 May 2014 |
Separate accounts are a tailored and cost effective means through which large institutions can access portfolios of GPs. Though increasingly popular in Asia, they are not suitable, or appealing, to all
LPs | 21 May 2014 |
Several online platforms have been launched with a remit to make exchanges between GPs and LPs more transparent and convenient. Do they complement existing processes or is fundraising set for reinvention?
Regulation | 07 May 2014 |
Asian LPs are a small but increasingly conspicuous part of the global institutional investor community. How can placement agents nurture pockets of growth in a potentially lucrative yet hugely imbalanced market?
Fundraising | 30 Apr 2014 |
Country fund stars, China VCs make their mark on fundraising; the trade sale spike won't be sustained and the IPO surge may falter too; South Korean buyouts continue to create headlines
Fundraising | 16 Apr 2014 |
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28 August 2014, Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore
Join the debate and hear LPs discuss return expectations, the changing PE landscape and the key elements they look for when selecting a GP.
Also, hear industry experts from across the globe share predictions on the markets and sectors that will deliver winning returns and advice on how to access and develop lasting relationships with the top performing GPs.
For foreign fund managers who plan to add Korea to their next fundraising initiative, and Korean LPs that are searching for overseas investments, the AVCJ Korea Forum is a must attend event.
11 September 2014, The Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul