Michael Chae, head of international private equity at The Blackstone Group, will move back to New York after a four-year stint in Hong Kong.
People | 07 Apr 2014 |
BlackRock has appointed Ryan Stork as head of Asia Pacific operations, replacing Mark McCombe who will relocate to the US to become the company’s global head of institutional client business and chairman of the alternative investment division.
People | 07 Apr 2014 |
Japanese mid-market buyout firm J-Star has appointed former biotech professional Yuki Kashiyama as its operating principal.
North Asia | 21 Mar 2014 |
Augentius has appointed Alex Traub as managing director of its Singapore office from where he will manage the fund administrator’s existing client relationships in Asia and take the lead in business development.
People | 20 Mar 2014 |
Placement agent Eaton Partners has hired Jackson Chan, previously head of business development for Hamilton Lane in Asia. He will work on distribution of liquid and illiquid alternative assets offerings throughout the region and also assist in origination....
People | 14 Mar 2014 |
Andrew Yee, global head of infrastructure for Standard Chartered Bank's principal finance division, is leaving the firm. The decision is said to be mutual and amicable, with Yee set to depart in July after which he will relocate to Europe with his family....
People | 13 Mar 2014 |
David Zhu, former chief operating officer of Chinese internet giant Baidu, has joined GGV Capital as a partner.
Greater China | 13 Mar 2014 |
Asia-based private equity firms still have a higher proportion of women in high-level roles than their North American and European counterparts, although the average representation is down on the previous year, according to a study.
GPs | 12 Mar 2014 |
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) has appointed Heung-Sik Choo, formerly director general at Bank of Korea’s reserve management group, as its new CIO. He replaces Dong-Ik Lee, who resigned in January.
North Asia | 11 Mar 2014 |
David Lin has left his post as managing director at CITIC Goldstone Investment - the direct investment arm of China’s CITIC Securities - to join Primavera Capital as managing director at its Beijing office.
Greater China | 06 Mar 2014 |
KKR has further bolstered its energy and infrastructure presence in Asia, appointing Tony Schultz as managing director in Sydney and relocating Ash Upadhyaya -a director with KKR's energy and infrastructure team in the US - to Singapore.
People | 06 Mar 2014 |
Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has named Vikram Utamsingh, managing director responsible for its India transactions advisory group, as country co-head.
People | 04 Mar 2014 |
CHAMP Private Equity has appointed John Haddock as its first CEO. He will assume responsibility for the Australian GP’s investment program together with day-to-day management of the firm, while continuing the deal origination and portfolio management...
People | 28 Feb 2014 |
Joseph Dear, chief investment officer at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has died. Dear had been battling prostate cancer and last summer stepped back from his role to undergo treatment.
People | 27 Feb 2014 |
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AVCJ is proud to announce the 13th Annual AVCJ China Private Equity & Venture Forum will take place on 10 & 11 June 2014 at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Beijing. Attendees will have the unrivalled opportunity to hear honest dialogue about this complex and compelling market from the leading GPs on the ground, as well as from some of the biggest domestic and international institutional investors.
10-11 June 2014, Park Hyatt, Beijing