Warburg Pincus and a subsidiary of Chinese steel producer Shanghai Baosteel Group have agreed to buy industrial gas assets from Henan Jinkai Chemical Investment Holding for RMB3 billion...
Industrials | 20 Aug 2014 |
Mounir Guen, founder and CEO of placement agent MVision is relocating from London to Hong Kong in order to lead the firm’s expansion in Asia.
People | 18 Aug 2014 |
Asian private equity firms lag behind their Western counterparts on operational value add, according to a new survey.
Advisory | 12 Aug 2014 |
The investment arm of global real estate advisor CBRE has announced a final close on the Asia Alpha Plus III (AAP III) Fund of $236 million.
Fundraising | 12 Aug 2014 |
Dean Collins, formerly partner and head of the Asia fund formation practice at O’Melveny & Myers (OMM), has joined Dechert as managing partner of the firm’s newly-opened Singapore office.
People | 12 Aug 2014 |
China Investment Corporation (CIC) saw a 9.3% return on its international portfolio in 2013 as strong stock market performance saw the sovereign fund’s exposure to public equities rise at the expense of other assets classes, including long-term investments...
LPs | 11 Aug 2014 |
Indian early-stage investor Reservoir Investment Managers has reached a final close on its maiden fund, Exfinity Technology Fund - Series I (ETF-I) at INR1.25 billion ($20 million).
South Asia | 11 Aug 2014 |
Messaging app start-up Line Corp. has agreed to acquire a less than 10% stake in Gumi, a VC-backed Japanese game developer. The exact size and value of the deal is still under negotiation.
North Asia | 08 Aug 2014 |
South Korea's National Pension Service (NPS) is committing KRW400 billion ($375 million) to Hamilton Lane's latest co-investment fund - Hamilton Lane Co-Investment Fund III.
Fundraising | 08 Aug 2014 |
China Life - the world's third largest insurer - is to acquire a stake in TPG Capital for $250 million.
Greater China | 07 Aug 2014 |
Lye Thiam Koh has departed fund-of-funds Northgate Capital and taken up a new role as portfolio manager with the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) investment office.
LPs | 06 Aug 2014 |
Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) - a unit of the French investment bank Natixis - has established a private equity division to offer its investors a single point of access to six of its affiliate GPs.
Europe | 06 Aug 2014 |
Japanese mid-market buyout shop DRC Capital has launched its third buyout fund - Japanese Limited Partnership DRC III - quickly followed by an initial close of JPY2.5 billion ($25 million).
North Asia | 06 Aug 2014 |
Pang Lee has joined law firm Cooley as a partner in its Shanghai office. He previously was counsel in the asset management group of Shearman & Sterling's Hong Kong office.
People | 06 Aug 2014 |
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), Japan's ORIX Corp. and Netherland-based Robeco Institutional Asset Management have together formed a private equity fund that will focus on investments in climate-friendly industries such as cleantech and renewable energy....
Fundraising | 05 Aug 2014 |
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