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 |
Clifford Chiu, who stepped down from his fundraising role at KKR earlier this year, has become a senior advisor to Neuberger Berman Asia. He will help build the investment manager’s client base across the region.
People | 30 Jul 2014 |
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has appointed Hiromichi Mizuno, a partner at secondaries specialist Coller Capital, to its investment committee.
North Asia | 21 Jul 2014 |
Jason Sambanju, formerly co-head of Asia at Paul Capital Partners, has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) as head of Asia secondaries.
People | 14 Jul 2014 |
Japanese placement agent Ark Totan Alternative has hired Shunishi Umino as its head of financial institution sales.
People | 25 Jun 2014 |
Qiming Venture Partners has appointed two new partners, Kuantai Yeh and Jing Wu, who join from Highland Capital Partners and CITIC Private Equity, respectively.
Greater China | 23 Jun 2014 |
Vision Knight Capital (VKC) has appointed Pak-Seng Lai, formerly head of Asia at Auda, as managing partner. He will join the China-focused private equity firm in July.
People | 16 Jun 2014 |
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