Joseph Dear, chief investment officer at California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has given up some of his duties at the pension fund as he undergoes treatment for prostate...
LPs | 18 Jun 2013 |
Yichen Zhang, chairman and CEO of CITIC Capital, has joined the board of directors at the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA). He will also sit on the organization’s Asia Council.
Greater China | 18 Jun 2013 |
Lumis Partners has teamed up with Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) to invest in PeopleStrong, an Indian human resources outsourcing company. The size of the equity commitment was not disclosed.
Expansion | 14 Jun 2013 |
Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE) has appointed Sharad Mittal as head of its real estate business. The firm is expected to launch an INR6 billion ($104 million) India real estate fund later this year.
South Asia | 14 Jun 2013 |
John Brakey has resigned as head of private equity at MLC, National Australia Bank's (NAB) wealth management division. His replacement is Natalie Meyenn, who moves up from her role as chief investment officer at the PE division.
People | 14 Jun 2013 |
The head of Providence Equity Partners' Hong Kong office, Patrick Corso, has reportedly resigned. It is the fourth senior departure from the firm's Asian operation since it was established in 2007.
Greater China | 13 Jun 2013 |
Charles Huh has joined CVC Capital Partners as a senior managing director responsible for South Korea after spending nine years at Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE).
People | 11 Jun 2013 |
David Pierce, a partner at FLAG Squadron Asia and formerly head of the Squadron Capital team that merged with FLAG Capital last year, has resigned from the firm. Jacob Chiu, another partner, has also handed in his notice.
People | 06 Jun 2013 |
The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) has named Robert W. van Zwieten as its president and CEO, following the departure of founding president Sarah Alexander earlier this year. His appointment is effective immediately.
People | 04 Jun 2013 |
China Investment Corp. (CIC) has named Xiaopeng Li, a former vice president at Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), as head of its supervisory board. He replaces Liqun Jin, who spent five years in the role.
Greater China | 28 May 2013 |
South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) has appointed Kwang Choi, an economist who served as health and welfare minister in the late 1990s, as its chairman and CEO. He replaces Kwang-woo Jun, who stepped down last month.
LPs | 27 May 2013 |
Highland Capital Management has appointed Jun Park as director of business development in South Korea, with a brief to explore investment opportunities in the country.
North Asia | 23 May 2013 |
Liu Jianjun, a senor official at the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) who oversaw the private equity division, has been handed a leading role within the China Securities Regulatory Commission's (CSRC) fund department. The move comes amid...
Greater China | 22 May 2013 |
Korea Teachers Pension Fund (KTPF) has named Park Min Ho as its new CIO, replacing Yun Kyu Lee who is leaving the group. Park was previously head of investment strategy at KTPF.
LPs | 22 May 2013 |
Advent International has made the first additions to its global operating partner program in China, with Michael Ming-Yue Zhu and William Tsao recruited to advise on investment opportunities in the chemicals sector.
People | 16 May 2013 |
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