David Liu and Ming Lu have been appointed co-heads of Asia private equity at KKR as several members of the firm’s leadership team across the region assume additional responsibilities. Joe Bae remains head of KKR Asia and chairman of the regional investment...
People | 24 Sep 2014 |
California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has announced Ted Eliopoulos as its new chief investment officer. He currently occupies the role in an interim capacity, having previously served as senior investment officer for real assets.
People | 18 Sep 2014 |
TA Associates has hired Naresh Patwari as a director in its Mumbai office to focus on growth equity investments in India and other emerging markets.
South Asia | 12 Sep 2014 |
Heramb Hajarnavis, a director and leader of KKR’s private equity business in India, is leaving the firm to pursue other opportunities.
People | 03 Sep 2014 |
State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, he will assume responsibility for servicing private equity, hedge fund and real estate managers.
People | 02 Sep 2014 |
Australia’s Future Fund has appointed Raphael Arndt as chief investment officer. He was previously head of infrastructure and timberlands with the sovereign wealth fund.
People | 02 Sep 2014 |
Gulpreet Kohli, the managing director at ChrysCapital Partners primarily responsible for fundraising, is leaving the firm. The Indian GP informed LPs of his impending departure last week.
People | 29 Aug 2014 |
KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director with responsibility for Indonesia. He will also work on the firm’s credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia....
People | 26 Aug 2014 |
NVC Lighting, a Chinese lightning products manufacturer backed by SAIF Partners and Goldman Sachs, has once again run into corporate governance problems as its founder and CEO refused to accept a board resolution that he step down.
Greater China | 22 Aug 2014 |
India and Southeast Asia-focused GP Everstone has hired L. Brooks Entwistle,formerly of Goldman Sachs, as a partner and group CEO.
People | 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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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